Pittsburgh, popularly known as Steel City is the county seat of Allegheny and has a population of slightly above three hundred and thirty thousand residents. Pittsburgh is regarded as the hub of the countries steel industry. Pittsburgh's population in the last half century has been on a decline. The city was once the twelfth most populous in the country, as of 2002 it lags behind as the fifty second.
Here are a few demographics on the Steel City; 67.63% of the cities population is white, 27.12% are African American, 2.75% are of Asian Origin, 1.32% are Hispanic or Latino, 0.19% are Native American and 0.03% are of Pacific Islander. The Pittsburgh economy is driven by banking, biomedics, fields that are service based and high technology. Some major Organizations are based in Pittsburgh; U.S. Steel, National Steel, PNC Bank, US Airways, PPG Industries, Bayer Corporation, Lycos Ventures, Allegheny Technologies, H.J. Heinz, Rockwell International, Reed Smith LLP, GNC, Alcoa, Medrad Inc., UPMC and 84 Lumber.
Pittsburgh has been depicted in several films over the years, here are just a few cities that give gave us a chance to see Pittsburgh in it's entirety; Groundhog Day, Silence of the Lambs, Inspector Gadget, Mr. Belvedere, Rock Star, Flashdance, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Gung Ho and the Guardian. Pittsburgh has some of the best hotels and the finest restaurants in the country. A few hotels are mentioned below; Best Western Parkway Center Inn, Holiday Inn Pittsburgh Central, Omni William Penn Hotel, Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, Sheraton Station Square Hotel, Best Western University Center, Holiday Inn Select University Center, Amerisuites Pittsburgh Airport, Comfort Suites Pittsburgh International Airport and Radisson Hotel Pittsburgh Greentree. The restaurants are; Bellini-Mediterranean Cuisine, Carmassi's Tuscany Grill, Chez Gerard, Franco's Ristorante, Kiku Japanese Restaurant, Painter's Run and Tivoli Restaurant. Pittsburgh is home to three of the four major sports franchises; Pittsburgh Pirates (Major League Baseball), Pittsburgh Steelers (National Football League), Pittsburgh Penguins (National Hockey League), Pittsburgh Riverhounds (United Soccer League, Second Division) and Pittsburgh Passion (National Women's Football Association).
Known as the steel city, Pittsburghs hotels industry has had a boom effect on the economy, housing some of the biggest names in the industry and if traveling to the city then we provide you with a list of the top hotels the city has on offer.
Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Sheraton Station Square Hotel
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport
Hilton Pittsburgh Radisson Hotel Green Tree
Pittsburgh Days Inn Harmarville
Courtyard Pittsburgh Downtown.