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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From a century-old office building, an intriguing hotel

About the project

Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, inhabiting a striking 1903 Beaux Arts office building near Mellon Square, brings a stylish new level of accommodations to the Central Business District. The hotel’s main entrance was carved from the William Penn Way facade of the building, where a steel-structured canopy extends through a glass expanse to welcome hotel guests. Grand ballrooms on the main floor take advantage of the original two-story lobby with restored windows and columns–no longer blocked by a mezzanine once added to create more office space.

Whimsical details follow visitors throughout the hotel, from the various manifestations of the ornithology theme, to the bold patterns and colors that rest comfortably next to ornate details on walls and furniture. Downstairs, the Commoner restaurant offers its own interpretation of the city’s industrial past. A dark color scheme, exposed structural steel, glowing amber glass, and a stenciled wood floor set the tone in this below-grade hangout.

Strada has been part of the design team for this project since 2012. Brought to Pittsburgh by a joint venture between PMC Property Group and the Kimpton Real Estate Investment Funds, the hotel features 248 guest rooms, 13 suites, and a 120-seat restaurant. Strada served as the architect of record for the project as part of the design team that included Gensler, Beleco Design, MARKZEFF and Ohm Lighting.

Photos courtesy of Kimpton Hotels and Dennis Marsico

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The Commoner Restaurant

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