The Top 5 Coolest Things About Pittsburgh

city of pittsburghPittsburgh is an undeniably cool city that just so happens to be home to our company and valued customers. Others have noticed our cool status in recent years, naming us “America’s Most Livable City” and giving people plenty of reasons to plan a trip or a move here. While there are probably 100, we’ve chosen the top 5 coolest things about Pittsburgh.

1. Bridges

Fort Pitt, Roberto Clemente, Andy Warhol, and Rachel Carson are just some of the noteworthy bridges (also named for some noteworthy people) crossing the city’s three rivers. In 2006, the total number of bridges was determined at 446, more than Venice, Italy, the previous world leader.

2. Movies

Pittsburgh has been the background for more than a few major motion pictures, especially in recent years. From “Angels in the Outfield” to “Flashdance” to “The Dark Knight Rises” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, big movies continue to shoot here. If Hollywood thinks we’re cool, who can argue?

3. High IQs

Smart is cool, and it just so happens that Pittsburgh was named the Smartest City in America in 2013. This was due to the number of universities and colleges per person, as well as libraries and museums. We also made the country’s top cities for newspaper and book readership.

4. Mt. Washington

Not only do we have a beautiful skyline, but we have the best view to take it in. Not to mention two of the few remaining inclines in the country running up and down the Mount. Mt. Washington is a cool place to live, to visit, and to brag about.

5. Gillece Cooling Technicians

Last but not least, cool is what they do. During the hottest times of year, Gillece Cooling Technicians are there to keep you, your home and your family cooled down and comfortable. With air conditioning services including emergency, maintenance and repair, for your central air, heat pump or thermostat problems, our Cooling Techs are the best in the ‘Burgh. They provide professional, friendly, top-quality service, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can always stay cool with Gillece!

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Tom Gillece Sr. is the founder and president of Gillece Services in Pittsburgh, providing residential Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electrical and Waterproofing services throughout Western Pennsylvania. Established in 1980, Gillece has helped homeowners with all of their emergency, maintenance, repair and replacement needs for more than 30 years. For the latest news and offers, Gillece can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.