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About Pittsburgh

Welcome to Pittsburgh

The city of Pittsburgh is experiencing a renaissance, and Carnegie Mellon University is at the center of this new growth. Technology, green spaces, and culture have redefined Pittsburgh as one of the most livable cities in America. 

Why Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh's Downtown Ranked First - Livability

26 Reasons Pittsburgh is Better than Every Other City - Fitt Pittsburgh

The Little Burgh That's Catching Food Critics by Surprise - The Washington Post

What Millennials Love About Pittsburgh - The Atlantic

Pittsburgh Accolades and Rankings - Visit Pittsburgh

A City of (Re)Invention

Learn more about Pittsburgh's rich history and recent growth in this video from TIME.

A City Focused on Energy

The Scott Institute for Energy Innovation is Carnegie Mellon's university-wide energy initiative.

The Energy Innovation Center is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to engage corporate and community leaders, align workforce development and education, develop and demonstrate technology, and incubate businesses, to support emerging clean and sustainable energy markets. 

The Power of 32, a regional network, focuses on local initiatives that keep Pittsburgh green and thriving.

The University of Pittsburgh Center for Energy is dedicated to improving energy technology development and sustainability, including energy efficiency, advanced materials for demanding energy technologies, carbon management, and energy diversification.

Green buildings in Pittsburgh from Visit Pittsburgh showcases environmentally-friendly buildings around the city.  Learn more about sustainable Pittsburgh from the City's website or from the Green Building Alliance.