The Pittsburgher Hotel
The 25-story Pittsburgher Hotel, located at 428 Forbes Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh, was built in 1928. It is now called the Lawyers Building, an office building that houses many of the prestigious law firms in the city.
The building is known for the conspicuous absence of a 13th floor. The hotel owners heard of a hotel where guests would not stay over on the 13th floor. In an effort to ward off superstition, the floor plan includes a ground level and a first floor, followed by floors 2-12 and 14-25.
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