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AIArchitect Reviews Pittsburgh Riverfront Casino

AIArchitect Reviews Pittsburgh Riverfront Casino

The new Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, situated along the Ohio River, opened August 9. The two-story casino is the city’s first ever and is built on a 13-acre former brownfield site. Las Vegas based Bergman Walls & Associates was the architect of record and design architect on the Rivers Casino project. Rivers Casino has views of the Pittsburgh skyline and the confluence of Pittsburgh’s three rivers. It opens to a riverfront park and promenade and has access to nearby stadiums. The design embraces Pittsburgh “Steel City” manufacturing heritage by including steel, aluminum, and glass in its design.
Pittsburgh’s planning and zoning regulations called for public access around the building, similar to when Atlantic City mandated retail shops around casinos. “Those died because everyone wanted to get into the casino,” Walls points out.

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