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."
2.5 miles from the Priory Hotel
Mt. Washington, located directly to the south of Downtown, boasts a view to beat all views. In fact, USA Weekend magazine named it one of the top 10 most beautiful views in the country. And getting there is half the fun. Every year nearly one million residents and visitors ride the historic Duquesneor Monongahela Inclines up from bustling Station Square to Mt. Washington. This scenic overlook, which provides a breathtaking view of Downtown and the Golden Triangle, is also home to many of Pittsburgh's most elegant restaurants, unique shops and memorable places. A visit to the neighborhood business district is like returning to the charm of a small town – penny candy and all.More on Mt. Washington ...
Mt. Washington Attractions & Points of Interest:
Monterey Bay Fish Grotto