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Cathedral of Learning

4200 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh PA United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1926
  Finished1936
Floor Count42
Building Uses
 - education
 - university
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - neo-gothic
Materials
 - limestone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof535 ft

Description
Architect: Charles Z Klauder


• This is the second tallest educational building in the world after the Lomonosov University in Moscow.

• This is the second tallest gothic-styled building in the world after New York's Woolworth Building.

• It has 2,529 windows.

• Work began September 27, 1926.

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