Oakland: Organizations: Pitt: Photonote
CAPTION: 1787-1934. NOTES: Illustration is taken from: John G. Bowman, The Cathedral Living (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, 1934), 4. "Pitt's Gothic Cathedral of Learning, the tallest school building in the western world, rises 535 feet (42 stories). It was designed by architect Charles Z. Klauder and built between 1926 and 1937. The Cathedral houses the unique Nationality Classrooms, 23 authentically designed and decorated classrooms developed and funded by the ethnic communities in Allegheny County." (From the brochure, The University of Pittsburgh: A Place to Discover, issued by the Department of University Relations.) PHOTOGRAPHER: DATE: 1934. HEADING: #: From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department, The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.