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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.)

DATE: 1934. 
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

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