Less than 400 miles from New York, Pittsburgh is a low-key destination rich in the arts.
An iconic Pittsburgh shot that includes the Duquesne Incline.
The Duquesne Incline, which dates to 1877, carries rush-hour commuters to Mount Washington above downtown Pittsburgh. (Dec. 8. 1999)
The the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning is in the Oakland section of the city. (April 10, 2012)
Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood is one of the city's wealthiest areas.
A Eurasian eagle owl flies over a group of zoo trainers and professional animal handlers as they watch the "Flite Zone" program at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. (April 29, 2010)
Visitors to the National Aviary in Pittsburgh watch African penguins. (May 27, 2009)
The Pittsburgh skyline.
The Thunderbolt roller coaster at Kennywood amusement park dates to 1968. (June 2, 1998)
A map shows the stores and features of Pittsburgh's Strip District along Penn Avenue. (May 21, 2008)
A patron enters the Pennsylvania Macaroni Company -- known to locals as Penn Mac -- in Pittsburgh's Strip District. (May 13, 2008)
The Key West-styled Leaf & Bean Co. sells cigars and fresh-brewed coffees from a back-street location in Pittsburgh's Strip District. (May 13, 2008)
A Carnegie Museum of Art visitor looks at a portion of an untitled installation piece by artist Barry McGee. (May 14, 2008)
A docent at the Carnegie Museum of Art looks at James Abbott McNeill Whistler's "Arrangement in Black: Portrait of Senor Pablo de Sarasate." (May 6, 2008)
A Camptosaurus is part of the the "Dinosaurs in Their Time" exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. (Nov. 15, 2007)
The majestic Diplodocus carnegii and Apatosaurus louisae, among the largest species of dinosaurs ever to walk the Earth, tower over visitors to the "Dinosaurs in their Time" exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
The Andy Warhol Museum is on the North Side of Pittsburgh. (Sept. 10, 2004)
A group of visitors to the Andy Warhol Museum views Warhol's "The Last Supper" while walking past a portion of a collaborative work with Jean-Michel Basquiat, "Ten Punching Bags (Last Supper)." (March 27, 2007)
The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, the artist's hometown, is the largest single-artist museum in the country.
A group of students plays with the reflective Mylar "pillows" in the Silver Clouds gallery at the Andy Warhol Museum. (March 27, 2007)
Visitors to the Andy Warhol Museum check out a 1986 self-portrait. (Aug. 5, 2003)
Visitors to Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece Fallingwater, the summer home commisioned by Pittsburgh department store owner Edgar Kaufmann in 1938, tour the home in Mill Run, Pa. (May 7, 1999)