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About Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is the second largest city in Pennsylvania and the hub of a metropolitan area with over 2.4 million people.  A vibrant and dynamic city, Pittsburgh is home to several Fortune 500 companies and world reknowned cultural venues.  Known colloquially as "The City of Bridges" and "The Steel City" for its many bridges and former steel manufacturing base, Pittsburgh has transformed itself into a center for research and technology that draws people from around the world.

Below are several links that will tell you more about the city and just a few of its amenities.

Cool Pittsburgh

http://www.coolpgh.pitt.edu/

Explore Pittsburgh
http://my.cmu.edu/portal/site/admission/explore