Strada is taking active measures to ensure the health of our Team Members and also to assist in fighting the spread of COVID-19.

Effective March 17, 2020, Strada is closing our physical offices in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and we will continue to operate remotely. We anticipate returning to our offices on April 30, 2020 but will update our plans as new information becomes available.

Meetings will be held virtually, via conference call or may be postponed. All of our Team Members will be working remotely under our work-from-home policy. Due to the two-week school and business closings our staff may be active at various times throughout the day and evening, so please bear with us as we make every effort to stay on schedule and in contact with our clients and business colleagues.

About Strada

Strada means “street” in Italian. Streets matter to us. They’re the fundamental infrastructure of our cities and the core of our civic lives. They’re the connections between buildings, people, and public spaces. This is why we’re so inspired by them and it’s a shared commitment to these values that brought our principals together. Just as people mingle on city streets, our office is a place where we freely exchange ideas, challenging and inspiring one another to create exceptional work.

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The foundation for today's thriving Market Square

About this project

The end result of a decade of urban planning initiated by The Downtown Plan completed in 2008 (and led by Strada principal, Michael Stern), this plan is now coming to completion. Working in collaboration with Millcraft Investments, Strada led the design of this master plan development for the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh’s retail district. The plan combines the adaptive reuse of many existing and historic structures along with new infill construction. The plan called for the renovation of both the Lazarus Department Store and the historic G.C. Murphy’s Building to include apartments, retail space, and parking, and paved the way for Strada’s designs of both Market Square Place and Piatt Place. This master plan also set the stage for the subsequent renovation of Market Square itself, the oldest public space in the city, which has become a huge success. An additional new building south of Forbes Avenue was planned to offer retail space, apartments, and condominiums with integral parking. It is now under construction.


Market Square Place

Downtown Pittsburgh

Piatt Place

Downtown Pittsburgh