The Tower at PNC Plaza on Wood Street between Fifth and Forbes avenues features a double-skinned facade, a solar chimney and other amenities.
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The Tower at PNC Plaza on Wood Street between Fifth and Forbes avenues features a double-skinned facade, a solar chimney and other amenities.

PNC shows off tower, its ‘crown jewel’

PNC CEO William Demchak described the building as the "crown jewel" of the bank's green development efforts.

  • PNC's new $400 million headquarters

  • Highmark Health sees operating losses diminishing at Allegheny Health Network

    Highmark Health officials acknowledge that it’s a forecast that comes with a $50 million asterisk.

     Keith Rosenstock, owner of the Canadian Fur Company, stands inside his Smithfield Street store, which will be closing on its 97th anniversary January.

    Downtown Pittsburgh's Canadian Fur Co. appears poised to close

    The furrier owned by Keith Rosenstock is preparing to close up shop on its 97th anniversary this January.

    Boeing to invest $7.5 million in Big Data initiative at Carnegie Mellon

    Their partnership will begin with a $7.5 million investment from the company to start an analytics lab.

     Allegheny General Hospital

    Transplant boost at AGH may be slowing

    The hospital said it had tripled volumes of kidney transplants since Sept. 21, when two UPMC hospitals suspended transplant operations.

    Allegheny Technologies says defective equipment repaired; lockout continues

    The defective component, part of a shear that cuts metal, was discovered in May.

     In this Sept. 15, 2015 photo, painters work on top of the water tank in Delano Park in Decatur, Ala. The U.S. government issues the September jobs report on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. (Gary Cosby Jr./The Decatur Daily via AP)

    U.S. hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

    All told, the proportion of Americans who either have a job or are looking for one fell to a 38-year low.

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    Murrysville tables proposed drilling ordinance

    The proposed new law calls for bigger setback distances at well sites, which did not please drillers and some landowners.

    EPA announces lower standard for ozone

    Levels will be reduced from 75 parts per billion to 70 parts., which industry leaders say will be too costly to meet.


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    Highmark Health sees operating losses diminishing at AHN

    Report to state notes volatility in Pittsburgh market, but details plans to turn health system around.

    ‘Surprise’ medical billing catches Pa. insurance commissioner’s eye

    Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller will hold a public hearing in Harrisburg on what the department terms “surprise” balance billing.


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    Survey says: White most popular color for cars ... again.

    The survey says 35 percent of all vehicles built in 2015 were white and consumers selected more white vehicles than any other shade.

    German prosecutor opens investigation into former Volkswagen CEO

    Audi says 2.1 million of its vehicles are among those with the engines affected by the emissions-rigging scandal.