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Gulf Building

Identification

Gulf Building
Gulf Oil Building, Gulf Tower
121981

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
granite
limestone
light brown
Art Deco

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • The pyramidal top is illuminated at night. Different colors indicate the weather forecast.
  • Built on the site of the first oil refinery in the United States - the birthplace of the petroleum industry in this country.
  • For many years the tallest building in Pittsburgh. The first two stories are faced in New England granite, with the upper stories of Indiana limestone.

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Location

701-713 Grant Street
707 Grant Street
15219
U.S.A.

Technical Data

582.01 ft
582.01 ft
582.01 ft
44
1930
1932

Involved Companies

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Associate Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

owner, parking management, steel supplier