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  Downtown: Organizations: PPG Place
Paved in a mosaic of red, grey and fl granite, the plaza serves, somewhat paradoxically, both as a restful haven and a reflection of a pulsing urban marketplace.
PPG's world headquarters occupies more than half the floors in the tower, known as One PPG Place, and part of another building.
The grandeur and technological sophistication of PPG Place, however, do not mask its function as a gathering place for Pittsburgh area residents and visitors alike.
www.clpgh.org /exhibit/neighborhoods/downtown/down_n72.html   (716 words)

 PPG Place Pittsburgh by Johnson and Burgee
PPG Place, a large building complex including a 40-story tower (635 feet) with five satellite buildings that cover a six city block area, was designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee.
PPG Place uses a textural rendition of curtain wall construction (unlike the ATandT building which has a granite facade) while further emphasizing its textural elements with the use of white aluminum framing around the reflective glass.
PPG Place now stands as an important fixture in the Pittsburgh skyline, with its plaza (and its pink granite obelisk, which is covered by a Christmas tree in the wintertime) being rethought as a possible center of downtown activity.
www.galinsky.com /buildings/ppg   (818 words)

 Business Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
"PPG Place is an ideal showcase for the rink and the graceful artistry of the fountains," says H. Vaughan Blaxter III, Hillman chairman of the board.
PPG Place features six glass towers that surround the plaza and are topped with 231 distinctive spires.
PPG Industries, a producer of coatings, chemicals and glass, remains the largest tenant, occupying a large portion of the main tower with its world headquarters.
www.business-journal.com /LateAugust01/PtsbghIcerink.html   (569 words)

 PPG Place: Premiere Office and Retail Space: Pittsburgh, PA
PPG Place: Premiere Office and Retail Space: Pittsburgh, PA The shining six building complex that is the crown jewel of the Pittsburgh skyline.
PPG Place is the home of both the Wintergarden and The Rink, and has a variety of retail shops and a vast food court.
PPG Place is located in the heart of Pittsburgh and offers convenient, impressive office suites to suit most organizations.
www.ppgplace.com   (75 words)

 One PPG Place and PPG Plaze   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
PPG Place, nicknamed the "glass palace", is probably one of the most famous office complexes in the country.
One PPG Place is home to PPG Industries, formerly known as Pittsburgh Plate Glass, founded in 1883.
The PPG complex is arguable the nicest corporate complex in the city of Pittsburgh, and an integral part of the city's remarkable skyline.
www.spdconline.org /history/Facts/PPG.html   (320 words)

 PPG - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
PPG Industries, an American manufacturer of glass and chemicals.
PPG Place, an office complex in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA named after PPG Industries.
This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/PPG   (152 words)

 PPG Industries, Inc. - Company Profile - Computer Business Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
PPG also supplies adhesives and sealants for the automotive industry and metal pretreatments and related chemicals for industrial and automotive applications.
PPG is also a producer of flat glass, fabricated glass and continuous strand fiberglass.
Although the PPG Injury and Illness Rate fell 8 percent in 2003, included in that number, tragically, are the three PPG employees killed when an explosion occurred at a supplier's facility located at our Caivano, Italy, automotive coatings plant in April 2003.
www.cbronline.com /companyprofile.asp?guid=99D16B28-3443-4D40-98F0-34F814CA4426   (2456 words)

 1internet-phone.com - PPG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
PPG checks to see if there is a call in progress before placing a call.
PPG has detected that port 6667 is not being forwarded to the PC in which PPG is installed.
If the PPG you are placing your call through is behind a Router or Proxy Server - check the Router or Proxy Server is correctly configured with the Connection Tester.
www.1internet-phone.com /product-pgt-faq.html   (2038 words)

 PA DEP Allegheny County Innovative Programs News Clips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
PITTSBURGH, June 20-- The world headquarters of PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) is partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary Green Lights program, which encourages use of energy-efficient lighting to reduce costs and prevent pollution while improving lighting quality.
PPG Place has been regarded as Pittsburgh's most energy-efficient major office facility since it opened in 1983.
in the 700-vehicle garage at PPG Place was reduced 25 percent with electronic monitors that control lamp operating frequencies.
www.dep.state.pa.us /dep/counties/Allegheny/Innovative_News.htm   (551 words)

 Architect Philip Johnson by art historian Dr. Lori
Philip Johnson was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1906 and died on January 27, 2005 at the age of 98.
PPG Place recalls the gothic cathedral while reinventing the modern skyscraper.
PPG Place, built during the Pittsburgh's second renaissance, has become a city landmark.
www.drloriv.com /lectures/johnson.htm   (478 words)

 Price for PPG Place could be $200 million
The Hillman Co., an investment company headed by Pittsburgh billionaire Henry Hillman, is expected to close today on its purchase of PPG Place, paying between $180 million and $200 million.
PPG Industries Inc., the paint and glass maker that built the neo-Gothic complex in 1984 and now occupies one-half of the 40-story One PPG Place building, will remain in the complex under a long-term lease.
Hillman, which co-developed Fifth Avenue Place on Stanwix Street and Liberty Avenue, sold a sizable chunk of its real estate portfolio five years ago to a partnership called WCB Properties that includes Wall Street investment house Goldman, Sachs & Co. and former Hillman executives Coleman Benedict and Michael Chase.
www.post-gazette.com /businessnews/19990701ppg2.asp   (342 words)

 Marketplace at Fifth and Forbes Endangers City
The Diamond-also called Market Place or Market Square at various times-was laid out in 1784, when the Penn family in Philadelphia had their "manor" adjacent to Fort Pitt surveyed.
PPG Place, centered around a neat and despotic square of its own, arrived to loom over one side of Market Square, this informal place of the people, as an alien presence; PPG Place was begun in 1979 and finished in 1984.
If one uses the frozen-music image for architecture, PPG Place might be something cold and academic, and these restaurants and stores around Nicholas something rather like Leroy Anderson.
www.phlf.org /news/mediaclips/1999/990826iPHLF.html   (633 words)

 Great Public Spaces: PPG Plaza | Project for Public Spaces (PPS) - Placemaking for Communities
PPG Plaza is nothing more than a sidewalk on steroids, with all the charm therein.
Designed by celebrity architect Phillip Johnson as part of his suite of several glass-turreted PPG buildings, it is a desolate space you are prone to cross quickly, in an effort to limit your time spent there.
Sitting in PPG Plaza is frowned upon, particularly on the plinth that dominates the center of the square.
www.pps.org /gps/one?public_place_id=368   (1239 words)

 Architecture of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
This is appropriate, because it is the headquarters for PPG Industries, formerly known as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company.
PPG is one of the city's oldest and largest companies, and this building provides a symbolic link between the old city, and the city Pittsburgh has become.
In 1999 PPG Place was sold for $185,586,420.00 to The Hillman Company.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /US/PA/PittsburghPPGPlace.html   (314 words)

PPG has voluntarily committed to upgrade 503,000 square feet of space with energy efficient lighting at its headquarters complex in downtown Pittsburgh.
The fact that they want to go further in improving their facilities through our Green Lights programs shows their strong commitment to achieving a healthy environment." PPG's headquarters complex, better known as PPG Place, comprises a 40-story glass office tower, a 14-story building and four six-story buildings.
The company is the world's largest producer of automotive and industrial coatings, and a world leader in the manufacture of flat glass and continuous-strand fiber glass.
www.epa.gov /Region3/r3press/pr96177.htm   (304 words)

 It all goes smoothly at opening of ice rink
With skates on their shoulders and children in tow, Doug and Jill Saltzman were at the counter before 11 a.m., ready to try out the new Rink at PPG Place.
The buildings are much prettier here," Doug Saltzman declared as he and his 5-year-old daughter, Allie, made their way around the rink and its 60-foot Christmas tree, all encircled by the sparkling glass spires of PPG Place.
The Rink at PPG will be open for public skating seven days a week, weather permitting, through the end of February.
www.postgazette.com /neigh_city/20011219icerinkcity2p2.asp   (707 words)

 PGHevents.com | Events by Date - powered by Novaurora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
PPG Place and Plaza - PPG Place Wintergarden
PPG Place comes alive with holiday spirit with the grand opening of a holiday favorites: the annual gingerbread house display.
Penn Avenue Place - Penn Ave and Stanwix St Local performers, Crystal the Snow Princess, and a sing-along are all part of the fun.
www.pghevents.com /date.php?date=2004-11-19&m=11&y=2004   (5493 words)

 All systems go for ice rink opening at PPG Place
The tree sparkles at center ice while fiber optic lights flash a rainbow around The Rink at PPG Place.
M.A. Ogg, right, is joined by members of her third-grade class from St. Cyril of Alexandria School in Brighton Heights as they take photographs of classmates yesterday during a visit to the the ice rink at PPG Place, Downtown.
The warmth extracted from the rink is being used to heat Two PPG Place.
www.post-gazette.com /regionstate/20011215icerink1215p5.asp   (438 words)

 The ultimate FAQ for Internet Telephony, VoIP and Phone Gateways
We provide demo Personal Phone Gateway (PPG) that enable you to place free international land line calls to most of the countries around the world (no per minute or monthly charge).
PPG checks to see if there is a call in progress (dial tone) before placing a call.
For PPG to PPG (phone to phone operation), incoming call function is an upgraded options.
www.cuphone.com /faq   (2843 words)

 PPG Place, Pittsburgh
PPG Industries lined the buildings of the complex with nearly a million square feet of its own neutral silver Solarban clear reflective glass.
The reflective glass of the complex was chosen not only to showcase PPG's product, but to honor the hills, rivers and other buildings that comprise Pittsburgh's unique topography.
The neo-gothic style of the complex, particularly among Building One, was chosen to bridge the architectural gap among the many styles in Pittsburgh, from the old gothic Cathedral of Learning to the international style Westinghouse Building.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/cx/?id=104595   (165 words)

 Business Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The rink is expected to open for public skating sessions by mid-December, giving visitors their first chance to skate around the 60-foot Christmas tree that now covers the rose granite obelisk at PPG Place.
In its inaugural season, the removable Plaza Ice Rink at PPG Place will be open for public skating through February 2002, when it will be disassembled and stored for the spring.
The project is being entirely funded by Hillman Properties, which acquired PPG Place in 1999 from PPG Industries Inc. Hillman Properties first announced the project on Aug. 29.
www.business-journal.com /LateNov01/PittsburghIceRink.html   (334 words)

 The Pitt News -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The smell of automobile exhaust does not let you forget you are in the city, but the environment at PPG Place helps you escape the hustle with friends and family.
Nestled between the six PPG office towers adjacent to Market Square Downtown lies the new diamond-shaped ice skating rink at PPG Place.
In the summer, PPG Place will continue to be a destination place with a computer-generated water “expression” fountain in place of the rink.
www.pittnews.com /vnews/display.v?TARGET=printable&article_id=3c5db90d13d3d   (555 words)

 FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The phone icon for the IP Phone Centre in the system tray (by the clock) is yellow and it says "trying to connect", after a few minutes it gives me the message "Buddy Server off line for maintenance".
If you would like to try IP Phone Center and place a call through a PPG, you can download a free demo version.
You PPG is using the phone line that is connected to your PPG to place your call, if you call this number, it is in effect the same as if picked up a phone and dialed your own number.
www.cuphoneeurope.com /faq   (2122 words)

 PPG Place (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Water Features and Water Fountains
The PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) feature consists of an ensemble of four triangular, vertical water masses that surround and embrace a granite obelisk.
Water masses and lights emit from openings directly in the plaza’s surface, a 60-foot, square zone of dark granite.
Without engaging the water, visitors simply enjoy a chandelier of animated water that reflects in the surrounding glass architecture of the PPG complex.
www.wetdesign.com /client/ppg/ppg.htm   (244 words)

 SimonSphere - iconic soup's Simon Baker website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rogers, the one at the Dollar bank was pink, with a huge dollar bill being inserted in a slot, and the one at the PPG Place was covered in a mosaic of mirrored glass.
He said PPG Place is his favorite place in Pittsburgh and it is easy to see why.
PPG Place is the center plaza of the PPG complex of six mirrored buildings that make up an office and shopping complex.
www.simonsphere11.bravehost.com /TGApitt03.html   (1844 words)

 Software IP Phone demo
Place unlimited time free long distance international call to land phone
This software upgrade is for users who wish to place calls using their PC microphone and speakers.
Place free long distance calls to your PPG installed area from anywhere in the world
www.cuphone.com /demo   (492 words)

 PPG Industries Corporate Home
PPG IdeaScapes gives architects, specifiers and designers the people, products and services they need to help achieve their color and design vision.
Commercial and industrial customers, we combine calcium hypochlorite tablets, patented chlorinators and engineered systems to provide a safer, simpler chlorination alternative.
Headquarters • One PPG Place Pittsburgh, PA 15272 USA
corporateportal.ppg.com /ppg   (116 words)

 PPG Place designer created beauty - PittsburghLIVE.com
It was with Burgee that he designed PPG Place for the Pittsburgh glass, paint and chemicals company.
But he said he still has mixed feelings about PPG Place, which was completed in 1984.
Frank Toker, an art historian at the University of Pittsburgh, wrote a critique of the PPG designs in the magazine Progressive Architecture in 1979.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/regional/s_297373.html   (897 words)

 New Exemption progress
As the PPG Wing Director for ASC, I was invited to attend a meeting in
The entire focus of the meetings centered around two place operations.
Single place PPG, HG, and PG will remain intact under Part 103.
www.aerosports.org /new_exemption_progress.htm   (467 words)

 ThePittsburghChannel.com - Holidays - Schedule Of Downtown Holiday Events
These are a few of the highlighted events that will take place during "Downtown Pittsburgh, A Holiday Tradition With A New Twist" (formerly known as "Sparkle Season").
Trolley stops at six locations: Fifth Avenue Place (Liberty Avenue entrance), First Avenue T Station and Garage, PPG Place/Ice Rink (Fourth Avenue), Sixth and Smithfield streets (Mellon Square), Kaufmann's (Smithfield Street, center doors), Lazarus (Fifth Avenue and Wood Street).
Fifth Avenue Place, November 30, 11:00 am to 4:00 p.m.
www.thepittsburghchannel.com /holidays/169203/detail.html   (514 words)

 The Art Institute of Pittsburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Downtown visitors will enjoy a special work-in-progress this Saturday, as Art Institute students help to transform the PPG Plaza into its summer dress with a span of 432 feet of continuous mural.
The mural surrounds the construction of the new Plaza water feature at PPG Place which will open late summer, 2002.
Students Anthony Purcell and Sean Roberts will be on site working on their creation, an architectonic metaphor, that follows the seasons and the cycle of life in fluid detail around the fountains edge.
www.aip.aii.edu /events_news.asp?PressID=665   (705 words)

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