PPG Place-Management Office (PPG Place) – Pennsylvania, United States
PPG Place is a complex in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, consisting of six buildings within three city blocks and five and a half acres. Named for its anchor tenant, PPG Industries, who initiated the project for its headquarters, the buildings are all of matching glass design consisting of 19,750 pieces of glass. The complex centers on One PPG Place, a 40-story office building. Groundbreaking ceremonies occurred on January 28, 1981. The complex buildings opened between 1983 and 1984, and a dedication ceremony took place on April 11, 1984. Total cost of construction was $200 million ($491.2 million today). The buildings were sold by The Hillman Company to Highwoods Properties in 2011.
Architect:Philip Johnson, John Burgee
Structural engineer:Leslie E. Robertson & Associates, R.L.L.P.