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Venue & Travel

Conference Venue

The University Club
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 15260
Website: https://uc.pitt.edu/

The University Club, designed by architect Henry Hornbostel, is a building owned by the University of Pittsburgh. Completed in 1923, it is a contributing property to the Schenley Farms National Historic District. It is used as a faculty and staff club, conference center, and banquet and event facility.

Travel

Maps of the campus can be found online, see for instance here or here.

From Pittsburgh International Airport (by bus)

For information on public bus transport from the Pittsburgh International Airport, please download the Airport Flyer information by clicking here. 

From Pittsburgh International Airport (From the West)

  • Take I‐279 toward Pittsburgh. Pass through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, stay to the right, and bear right at the first ramp over the bridge onto I‐376

  • Exit I‐376 at the Oakland/Forbes Avenue Exit (2A)

  • Merge onto Forbes Avenue toward Oakland

  • Continue on Forbes Avenue and make a left onto Bigelow Blvd. Turn left on 5thAve then right on University Place and the University Club is on your left.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike (From the East)

  • Take the Pittsburgh/Monroeville Exit (Exit 57). Follow I‐376 toward Pittsburgh

  • Take the Oakland Exit (3B). Proceed up the hill through the first traffic light

  • Continue on Bates Street where you can reach Forbes Avenue by turning left on ANY of the following roads off of Bates: (in order of which you would drive by) McKee Place, Semple St., Atwood St., or S. Bouquet St.

  • Continue on road of your choice until you reach the intersection with Forbes Avenue

  • Continue on Forbes Avenue and make a left onto Bigelow Blvd. Turn left on 5thAve then right on University Place and the University Club is on your left.

From the North

  • Take I‐79 South to I‐279 South to I‐579 (Veterans Bridge – Exit 8A)

  • Follow Signs to Oakland/376 East onto the Blvd. of the Allies exit.

  • Follow the Boulevard of the Allies, staying in the left lane. After the Monroeville split, look for an immediate right on to the Forbes Avenue exit.

  • Continue on Forbes Avenue and make a left onto Bigelow Blvd. Turn left on 5thAve then right on University Place and the University Club is on your left.

From the South

  • Take I‐79 North to I‐279 North towards Pittsburgh

  • Pass through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, stay to the right, and bear right at the first ramp over the bridge onto I‐376

  • Exit I‐376 at the Oakland/Forbes Avenue Exit (2A)

  • Merge onto Forbes Avenue toward Oakland

  • Continue on Forbes Avenue and make a left onto Bigelow Blvd. Turn left on 5thAve then right on University Place and the University Club is on your left.


Accommodation

Recommended Hotels

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Tourism & Local Attractions

Pittsburgh continues to rise to the top of cities worth visiting. Recently named one of the "Best Places to Travel in 2016" by Travel + Leisure, rated the nation's "No. 1 Food City" by Zagat and named among the "Top Destinations on the Rise" by TripAdvisor, it's easy to see why everyone's talking about Pittsburgh. Outstanding attractions and amenities, award-winning restaurants and world-class accommodations are among the biggest draws. If you want to come along with your family, have a look here and also here. Add to that the friendly people, affordability and walkability, you've got the perfect recipe for an ideal getaway. Come celebrate Pittsburgh and see for yourself!