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."
4.4 miles from the Priory Hotel
Home to prestigious universities and museums, world-class hospitals, international cuisine and specialty shops, Oakland is the academic, cultural and healthcare center of Pittsburgh. It is Pennsylvania's third-largest "Downtown," with only Center City Philadelphia and downtown Pittsburgh able to claim more social and economic activity than Oakland.
Oakland is indeed one of Pittsburgh's liveliest neighborhoods. You'll find grand architecture, quaint coffee shops, international cuisine and specialty shops that create the hustle and bustle found virtually every day in Oakland. If you are planning a picnic in the park, an evening of drama or if you are searching for that Picasso masterpiece, Oakland has it all!More on Oakland ...
Oakland Attractions & Points of Interest:
Carnegie Museum of Art
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre