Stop 9: 11 Stanwix
11 Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
11 Stanwix, aptly named for its address and identifiable by its uniform design, is a testament to sustainable urban office space. LEED Gold certified, the window-lined complex offers a 360-degree view of Mt. Washington and Downtown Pittsburgh that supplies the building with enough natural light to reduce energy use on lighting and improve overall efficiency. The building sits along the Monongahela River and is a short walk from Point State Park, making it a prime locale for natural beauty and attractions. 11 Stanwix encourages sustainable alternative transportation methods by providing ample indoor bike storage fitted with lockers and showers for commuters, and is accessible by both bus and light rail public transit.
More About this Building:
- A landscaped plaza with outdoor garden plots along with a greenhouse offer the option for tenants to grow their own herbs and vegetables
- All light fixtures are efficient LEDs and all appliances are Energy Star rated
- Sustainability upgrades to the complex updated operations equipment like energy recovery units and high efficiency boilers that cut greenhouse gas emissions by 24%
- Fun Fact: 11 Stanwix has won multiple building energy efficiency awards including the BOMA Sustainable Building of the Year award in 2014 and the Urban Green Council EBIE award in 2013