High Points of Pittsburgh

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 Fall from the Hill – click on the image to view this featured gigapixel panorama

Previously The Pittsburgh Gigapanorama Project focused on images from the rooftop of the U.S. Steel Tower, but we’re now gathering gigapixel panoramas from other High Points of Pittsburgh perspectives. We’ve shot from the rooftops of the Trimont and 1700 Grandview Avenue, the tallest buildings on Mount Washington. More recently, we’ve taken images from the rooftop deck of River View Ridge Condos on the Hill overlooking the Allegheny River valley.  Thanks to Paul Heckbert, Rick Palmer, Jim and Julia Albright, and all else who’ve helped the project happen.   –  David Bear

Here’s a selection of gigapixel panoramas taken during this effort. The bold faced selections are especially noteworthy, but all the images are packed with Pittsburgh places and interesting details. Please enjoy your explorations and be sure to share these images with others!
The panoramas are best viewed in full screen. Use your mouse or screen prompts to zoom in and out and move through the image. On the Gigapan images, you can make snapshots of details you find. Click on the snapshot icon in the lower left corner of the image.  You’ll find close-ups others have taken and directions to take your own.  Finally, to make a comment, obtain a print, or get usage rights for any of these images, contact Gigapanorama Project.

Light-up Night in the Golden Triangle

Fall From the Hill

The Golden Triangle in Fall

The Point in Fall

Pittsburgh April Day 

Balcony view of downtown and surroundings by Richard Palmer 2/22/14
The Three Rivers are Icy by Paul Heckbert 1/29/14
Pittsburgh at Sunset by PH 1/29/14
Pittsburgh from Trimont by RP 11/14/13
360 Panorama from Trimont by PH 11/14/13
Downtown and Mt Washington by PH 11/14/13
Pittsburgh from the Trimont by RP 11/4/13
Downtown and Mt Washington by PH 11/4/13
Pittsburgh from Trimont 12th floor by PH 10/3/13
360 Panorama from Trimont by PH 10/3/13
Pittsburgh from 1700 Grandview Ave by PH 9/25/13
360 Panorama from 1700 Grandview Ave by PH 9/25/13

Videos by David Bear during these shoots:  Ohio River Valley and Golden Triangle,

Mon Valley and Mt. Washington

                                                                          The Icy Confluence

                                                                          Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle

Photos from the top of the Trimont.  More shoot snaps are in this album.

3 0n a roofDavid Bear, Paul Heckbert and Rick Palmer



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One Response to High Points of Pittsburgh

  1. Bev Morrow-Jones says:

    WOW! These are incredible! What a wonderful way to showcase our remarkable vistas.
    Great job!