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Gulf Building

707 Grant Street
Pittsburgh PA United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count44
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - art deco
 - masonry
 - glass
 - steel
 - limestone
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire582 ft

• Architect: E.P. Mellon , Trowbridge & Livingston.

• Constructors: Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation.
• Others: 110 Gulf Associates, Central Parking Corporation.

• Pittsburgh's tallest building from 1932 till 1970, surpassed by the US Steel Tower.

• Illumination at the pyramidal top shows by different colors, the weather forecast.

• Built on the site of the first oil refinery in the country, where is the birthplace of the petroleum industry.

• The first two stories are faced in New England granite, with the upper stories of Indiana limestone.

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