The corner of a skyscraper covered in a diamond-shaped pattern made of metal beams appears to recede into a blue sky

The United Steelworkers Building, 2020. Photo: Raymund Ryan

Walking Pittsburgh with Curator Raymund Ryan


Adults: $36/series, $10/event (Members: $27/series, $8/event; Students: $18/series, $5/event

Join Raymund Ryan, curator of The Heinz Architectural Center, for a series of live virtual tours of great Pittsburgh buildings. In recent months, Ryan has explored nearly all the city neighborhoods using Professor Franklin Toker’s seminal publication, Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait (1986), as his guide. Learn more about well-known landmarks and first-time discoveries that make up the fabric of Pittsburgh’s built environment. Discover new additions to the Pittsburgh skyline and add your questions for the curator in this live Zoom event.

Each lecture will feature a specific Pittsburgh neighborhood:

  • June 17: Downtown
  • June 24: Oakland
  • July 1: The North & South Sides
  • July 8: From Downtown to East End

Looking for more? Read Ryan’s photo essay about the architectural gems of Downtown Pittsburgh in our award-winning journal, Storyboard.

Event Registration

Register for individual events by 5 p.m. the day prior to the event. You will receive an email with the Zoom link after you purchase your ticket.
Tickets for the June 17 are now closed.