The Tower at PNC Plaza

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Height: Occupied
129.2 m / 424 ft
Height: To Tip
166 m / 544 ft
Height: Architectural
166 m / 544 ft
The Tower at PNC Plaza Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
6 m/s
Tower GFA
56,485 m² / 607,999 ft²
Development GFA
74,322 m² / 799,995 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name The Tower at PNC Plaza
Other Names 4 PNC Plaza
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Pittsburgh
Street Address & Map Fifth Avenue & Wood Street
Postal Code 15212
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Energy Label LEED Platinum
Proposed 2010
Construction Start 2012
Completion 2015
Official Website The Tower at PNC Plaza
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
City Ranking #7 Tallest in Pittsburgh

Companies Involved

Owner PNC Financial Services Group
Developer PNC Realty Services
Design Gensler
Structural Engineer
Design BuroHappold
MEP Engineer
Design BuroHappold
Main Contractor P J Dick Inc.
Other Consultant
• Acoustics Threshold Acoustics, LLC
• Code Jensen Hughes
• Energy Concept BuroHappold
Façade Heintges & Associates; Permasteelisa Group
• Food Service Hammer Design
• Geotechnical Langan Engineering
• Landscape LaQuatra Bonci Associates
• Lighting ESI Design; Fisher Marantz Stone; the studioi company
• Preservation Christine Davis Consultants
• Security Security Consulting & Engineering
• Sustainability Paladino and Company; BuroHappold; Paladino and Company
• Traffic Trans Associates
• Vertical Transportation Edgett Williams Consulting Group Inc.
• Wind Alan G. Davenport Wind Engineering Group
Material Supplier
• Cladding CRICURSA
• Concrete Schöck United States
• Elevator Sematic S.r.l.

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016 – Awards Event

Research Papers

Sustainable Integration of Tall Buildings and the Urban Habitat for the Megacities of the Future
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Designing a Data-Driven, Humanistic High-Rise
Apr 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue II

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