Count the arches, if you dare! We are so fortunate here in in Pittsburgh to have Henry Hobson Richardson's masterpiece, an edifice replicated-in part across the country. Big stones, arches, architectural details recalling Italian buildings, arches, towers, arches, courtyards, arches - this is a magnificent structure! Visit if you dare.
Such an interesting building located in the center of downtown Pittsburgh. H.H.Richardson's architecture is evident when viewing the beautiful work of the courthouse. A must-see when visiting Pittsburgh.
Title says it all! The staff of the Allegheny County Courthouse is extremely professional yet friendly and helpful. The facility is quite large and can be confusing if you aren't entirely sure where you are going; there is always someone willing to help. There is a nice cafe for your visit is a long one. Restrooms are clean and centrally... 更多
The Allegheny County Courthouse is a perfect example of an H. H. Richardson Romanesque architecture. Fans of his works will want to add the Allegheny Courthouse to their bucket list. It's a massive stone building with a picturesque center courtyard with a fountain. We took a tour and saw the murals and the stonework inside. We also saw the jail... 更多
When you first see the building, you will be really impressed with its "strength". The fact that it is still a working courthouse is also very interesting. Call first, but if you are able to tour the inside, it is fascinating.
My husband loves visiting prisons, so he was really keen to visit here. Although the jail part is only small, the knowledge of the guides was amazing, and certainly worth visiting to hear the history of the building and the city. Would definitely stop by if your are in the city..
These are extra-ordinary Richardsonian buildings. The Courthouse is splendid but in great need of repair inside. It is looking old... 更多
Set right in downtown Pittsburgh on Grant Street, this stone romanesque gem, designed in the 19th century by HH Richardson... 更多
It isn't often that a historically important building still serves its original function as the Allegheny County Courthouse does. Your... 更多