DUQUESNE INCLINE

MT. WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA


Structural renovations to one of Pittsburgh's two remaining landmark inclines

  • Two new interior mezzanine platforms
  • New vertical lift
  • Expansion of the upper level office area
  • New emergency egress
  • Reframing of the east loading area

CLIENT: LANDMARKS DESIGN ASSOCIATES

 

“...It was opened to the public May 20, 1877. The Duquesne Incline was the first Pittsburgh incline designed and built by Samuel Diescher, for Kirk Bigham and Associates. Mr. Diescher, an engineer, had become the country's foremost builder of inclines.”

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