1660 murray avenue: pittsburgh, pa

complimenting neighborhood retail + residential

Client: The Mosites Company 1660 Murray Avenue L.P.

Located at a prominent corner where residential and commercial zones intersect, this 27-unit condominium blends easily into the fabric of Squirrel Hill, one of Pittsburgh’s most vibrant neighborhoods. It took creative zoning solutions, community involvement, and sympathetic design to successfully develop this property. The building wraps around the apse of a historic stone church, forming a European-style courtyard with an arcade and trees.


65,000 s.f.

Construction Cost

$ 5,800,000

Firm Responsibility

Architectural Design
Contract Documents
Contract Administration

Completion Date



AIA Pittsburgh Chapter Certificate of Merit, 2002

PA Society of Architects Design Excellence, 2001

International Masonry Inst. Golden Trowel, 2001


Landscape Architect Consultant

Lindsay Totten

Structural Engineer

Watson Engineers

Mechanical Engineer

Arthur Schock Engineers

Electrical Engineer

Carl J. Long & Associates

General Contractor

Dynamic Building Corporation/Montgomery & Rust, Joint Venture


Alexander Denmarsh

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