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Completed Projects

The University continues to progress on campus improvements that will benefit Pitt community members for decades to come, transforming facility offerings and supporting economic growth in the region, completed projects include the following:

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Bigelow Block Transformation

Pitt's first Complete Street, the block of Bigelow Boulevard between Fifth and Forbes avenues boasts improved safety and accessibility for all modes of transportation in addition to multiple sustainability features. The initial project was expanded to include renovations to the William Pitt Union grounds, creating a welcoming outdoor space for the community to enjoy.

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Global Hub in Posvar Hall

Located in the galleria on the ground floor of Wesley W. Posvar Hall, the Global Hub is a student-centered, university-wide resource, advising, and engagement center that enhances students’ educational experience with an international and global focus.

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Life Sciences Building

The new Life Sciences Building at Pitt-Greensburg, features seven laboratory spaces, as well as faculty offices and shared study spaces for science, nursing and nonscience disciplines. Construction on the two-story, 32,085-square-foot building began in September 2021 and was completed in December 2022. The building earned LEED gold status.

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Salk Hall Renovation

Home to Pitt's School of Pharmacy and the School of Dental Medicine, Salk Hall is famously where Jonas Salk carried out his research on the polio vaccine. The building now boasts newly updated labs, modern classrooms and optimized office spaces, which helped earn the renovation a prestigious LEED Platinum certification, the highest recognition in sustainable building.

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George B. Duke Engineering and Information Technologies Building

Located on the Pitt-Bradford campus, this new construction provides space for multiple programs including energy science and technology, and information systems— along with two new majors, mechanical engineering technology and energy engineering technology.

The building was named in honor of George B. Duke, a long time supporter of Pitt-Bradford through generous donations and serving as member of the Advisory Board.

Scaife Hall
Alan Magee Scaife Hall

Modernization of Alan Magee Scaife Hall, the home of the University’s School of Medicine. Phase 1 of the project includes a 104,800 square-foot, seven-story West Wing addition that will house a 600-seat, state-of-the-art lecture auditorium, classrooms, teaching labs, a simulation center, and a new anatomy lab.

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Schenley Quadrangle Steps

The steps from Forbes Avenue to Schenley Quad, featuring a stone balustrade, completed renovation Spring 2023.