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."
5.2 miles from the Priory Hotel
Located in the East End, Shadyside was one of the wealthy's first escapes from the city, made possible by the tracks of the venerable Pennsylvania Railroad. Home to theRodef Shalom Synagogue, whose congregation took part in the formation of Reform Judaism, and the Shadyside Presbyterian Church, site of protests during the mill closures of the 1980's, Shadyside has played a central role in the social evolution of the city. Today, upscale chains and designer boutiques line the prosperous shopping districts of Walnut Street, Ellsworth Avenue, and Highland Avenue.More on Shadyside ...
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