Source: Wall Street Journal
June 01, 2013
In this article on the hep and happening in Pittsburgh, the author interviewed four prominent Pittsburghers regarding their favorite places in the city. The Priory Hotel was singled out by Andy Warhol Museum Executive Director Eric Shiner as his favorite place for a "sound sleep." Said Mr. Shiner: "It's a unique property, a renovated monastery, with events held in a former church."
1.6 miles from the Priory Hotel
Dripping with character, the Strip District is a place like no other. One visit and you can sense the energy and vitality of "The Strip", as it's called by locals. With its gritty atmosphere, The Strip is alive with energy. And one look around and it's easy to envision what must have been like in decades past. Old factories and warehouses have been converted to lofts and upscale residential living.
Today, the heart of this neighborhood beats strong with thriving businesses where you can find all kind of wares—from fresh produce, meat, poultry, fish and spices to housewares and sports paraphernalia. And the prices can't be beat!More on The Strip District ...
The Strip District Attractions & Points of Interest:
Heinz History Center