An estimate done in 2003, put Pittsburgh's
population at three hundred and twenty five thousand, three hundred and thirty seven residents. The
city is the second largest in the state of Pennsylvania. President George
Washington gave a direct command to the army, to put an end to the Whisky
rebellion in Pittsburgh, which had become a hub of the same. Pittsburgh in
the early nineteenth century became one of the world Industrial leaders.
Pittsburgh was give the name "The Steel City" due to the cities huge
production of Steel, one of it's major industries. Pittsburgh is based at
the point of Juncture of the Allengheny and the Monongahela Rivers.
Europeans settled in Pittsburgh in the nineteenth and early twentieth
centuries to seek jobs from the following industries; Railroad, Coal mines
and the steel mills.
Pittsburgh was ranked as the first nuclear powered city in the world, due
to the existence of the close by Bettis Laboratory and the Shipping port
power plant. Pittsburgh was known as a polluted city and dirty due to it's
After they shut down because of the recession that occurred in the 70s the
city shed that image. Pittsburgh is home to the thirty third tallest
building in the United States. If seeking accommodation in one of the
Lodges, Inns or hotels based in Pittsburgh, you will not be disappointed.
Here are a few of those facilities; Hilton Towers, Marriott, Ramada Plaza
Suites , Comfort Suites, Four Points By Sheraton, Country Inn & Suites,
Hyatt Regency, Residence Inn by Marriott Oaklanda and Microtel Inn & Suites. Pittsburgh is a sporting city with several franchises based in the
city. They are; the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Riverhounds,
Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Passion and Pittsburgh Penguins.