One-and Two-Bedroom Lofts Showcase Original Architectural Elements of Heinz Service Building
Pittsburgh, PA – Amore Management Company, MCM Company, and The Ferchill Group announce a new, 151-unit loft apartment building on Pittsburgh’s North Shore that combines the iconic history of H.J. Heinz’s original headquarters, stunning architectural elements, green building practices, and a convenient, walkable, urban location. Heinz at 950 North Shore is a value-added luxury property that includes a desirable amenities package with a climate-controlled parking garage. Slated to open in January 2017, the lofts are ideal for residents who are attracted by Pittsburgh’s numerous entertainment, dining, shopping, and social options. Additionally, outdoor and fitness enthusiasts will enjoy a premium fitness center and video fitness studio, as well as the North Shore Trail, just steps away from the building.
The lofts are located on the North Shore banks of the Allegheny River. They feature unique floor plans that have allowed Amore to create contemporary living space and leading-edge amenities while incorporating the original architectural aspects of the building. The one-bedroom units range between $1,180-$1,905 per month (592-869 sq. ft.), and the two-bedroom units range from $1,755-$2,495 per month (864-1,443 sq. ft.).
The building, constructed in Romanesque Revival Style in 1930, originally served as the Heinz Service Building on Pittsburgh’s North Shore and was designed for the enjoyment of Heinz employees. It contained a 3,000 seat auditorium where employees enjoyed plays and performances, as well as dining and recreational areas. The two-story lobby was finished with marble and bronze, and murals decorated the walls. Now, the design of the building’s interior at Heinz at 950 North Shore incorporates many existing architectural features and materials to ensure the historic character of the building remains intact.
“The renovation of Heinz at 950 North Shore was carefully designed to preserve the defining characteristics of the building and showcase the architectural history of the former Heinz Services Building. Throughout this process, Amore has worked with the development team to ensure that the heritage of the structure was preserved while adding value with luxury amenities, including a climate-controlled garage parking, a well-equipped fitness center, and a business center. Pittsburgh is a vibrant community, and as more and more people discover what a wonderful place it is to live and work, they’ll be looking for modern housing that’s near the city,” said Frank Berceli, Amore’s President and CEO.
Pittsburgh’s newest loft apartments boast distinctive components, including large signature half-circle windows, outlined by red panes that frame the outdoors. Some of the units feature two stories, double-height 21-foot ceilings, and 128 sq. ft. of windows that look out onto the Allegheny River and the Pittsburgh skyline. Heinz at 950 North Shore is comprised of 55 unique floor plans, which allowed Sandvick Architects to create functional, fresh living space. The loft design is split along the building’s bearings to offer residents a choice of styles. The West lofts contain characteristic industrial loft elements, including exposed ductwork and wood and metal beams, brick walls, original terrazzo and sealed concrete floors, high ceilings, and open space. East lofts are designed with more modern finishes for a contemporary feel. Every unit at 950 North Shore is spacious, with large windows and views of Pittsburgh’s cityscape or the open air atrium. The loft interiors have open dining and living areas and fully-appointed kitchens with granite countertops and ample cabinet space.
Heinz at 950 North Shore’s executive amenities include heated indoor parking, a state-of-the-art fitness center and video fitness studio, a five-story open-air atrium with exposed original steel trusses, a business center, community room, 24/7 package concierge, bike storage area, and outside courtyard. It is a pet-free and smoke-free community.
This $37 million historical renovation, started in 2015, was designated a Federal Historic Tax Credit Project. The Heinz at 950 North Shore site was developed by Amore Management Company, MCM Company, and The Ferchill Group, and the same team also were development partners for neighboring Heinz Lofts, which opened in 2005.
To schedule a tour of Heinz at 950 North Shore, contact Amore Management Company at 412-226-4529.
About Amore Management Company
Headquartered in Monroeville, PA, Amore Management Company was established more than 50 years ago with roots in residential development and construction. Since 1969, Amore Management Company has set the highest of standards for apartment community management and resident satisfaction. We own and/or manage 2,242 apartments in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and North Carolina. We consistently strive for award-winning excellence in our communities through expert management, carefully maintained communities, and above all, our dedication to the comfort and convenience of our residents.