World War II Memorial


Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Owner: World War II Veterans of Southwest Pennsylvania Memorial Fund
Architect: Design Workshop

Description: Located on Pittsburgh’s North Shore between Heinz Field and the Del Monte Center, the basic design includes translucent glass panels and 24 granite tablets held in place by stainless steel spears. Monument is illuminated at night. Panels contain photographs depicting life on the battlefield and at home during the war. One Side of the memorial is dedicated to the war in Europe and the other side to the Pacific Theater. Allegheny Construction Group performed all site work, excavation, site utilities, concrete foundations and flat concrete.