Driving Directions to the Office of Institutional Advancement

University of Pittsburgh

Office of Institutional Advancement

Park Plaza

128 North Craig Street

Pittsburgh, PA  15260

 

 

From the North:

  • Take I-279 South to Pittsburgh, toward the Fort Pitt Tunnel
  • Follow signs toward Monroeville and I-376 East
  • Continue on I-376 East, take exit 2A Forbes Ave/Oakland (old Exit 5)
  • Follow Forbes Avenue.  You will see the Cathedral of Learning on your left
  • At the second light past the Cathedral of Learning, you will see the Carnegie Museum on the right
  • Make a left at this light onto South Craig Street
  • Proceed onto North Craig Street, crossing over Fifth Avenue
  • We are the second building on the right, located in the Park Plaza

 

 From the South:

  • Heading North on I-79 take Exit 59A for Route 279 North
  • Take I-279 North toward Pittsburgh - go through the Fort Pitt Tunnel (stay in the right-hand lane)
  • Follow signs toward Monroeville and I-376 East
  • Continue on I-376 East, take exit 2A Forbes Ave/Oakland (old Exit 5)
  • Follow Forbes Avenue.  You will see the Cathedral of Learning on your left
  • At the second light past the Cathedral of Learning, you will see the Carnegie Museum on the right
  • Make a left at this light onto South Craig Street
  • Proceed onto North Craig Street, crossing over Fifth Avenue
  • We are the second building on the right, located in the Park Plaza

 

From the West:

  • Take Route 60 to Routes 22/30 East
  • Take I-279 North toward Pittsburgh to the Fort Pitt Tunnel
  • Go through the Fort Pitt Tunnel (stay in the right-hand lane)
  • Follow signs toward Monroeville and I-376 East
  • Continue on I-376 East, take exit 2A Forbes Ave/Oakland (old Exit 5)
  • Follow Forbes Avenue.  You will see the Cathedral of Learning on your left
  • At the second light past the Cathedral of Learning, you will see the Carnegie Museum on the right
  • Make a left at this light onto South Craig Street
  • Proceed onto North Craig Street, crossing over Fifth Avenue
  • We are the second building on the right, located in the Park Plaza

 

From the East / Turnpike (I-76):

  • From PA Turnpike, take the Pittsburgh/Monroeville Exit (old Exit 6, new Exit 57)
  • Take 376 West toward the Squirrel Hill Tunnel
  • Take the Oakland Exit 3B (old Exit 7A) onto Bates Street
  • Proceed up the hill, staying in the right lane
  • At the second light, make a left onto Atwood Street
  • At the light, make a right onto Forbes Avenue
  • Past the Cathedral of Learning, make a left onto South Craig Street (across from the Carnegie Museum)
  • Proceed onto North Craig Street, crossing over Fifth Avenue
  • We are the second building on the right, located in the Park Plaza

 

From Route 28 South:

  • Take the left exit onto the Highland Park Bridge
  • Stay in the left lane
  • At the end of the bridge, take Route 8 South / Washington Boulevard
  • Following the Blue Belt, bear right at the light
  • Follow Washington Boulevard for approximately 1.5 miles.  It will become Fifth Avenue.
  • Follow Fifth Avenue into the Oakland section of Pittsburgh
  • Make a right onto North Craig Street
  • We are the second building on the right, located in the Park Plaza

 

PARKING:

If there is no street meter parking available, turn right at the driveway to the right of the main entrance and park in the garage ($4).

 

BUS STOPS IN FRONT OF PARK PLAZA:

71A and 54C stop directly in front of the Park Plaza on North Craig Street, with easy access to buses at the Craig and Fifth Avenue stop (500, 71C, 71D, 77U, EBO), Forbes Avenue and South Craig stop (61A, 61B, 61C, 67A, 67F, 44U), and Center Avenue and Craig Street (81B).