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High Street Residential Completes Construction of Glasshouse Luxury Apartments in Pittsburgh

October 14, 2019


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319-Unit Building Welcomed Residents Beginning in September

High Street Residential and its project partner, Northwestern Mutual, have completed construction on Glasshouse, a new luxury residential building in Pittsburgh’s South Shore neighborhood. The five-story, 319-unit property welcomed its first residents in September. Glasshouse is located at 160 E Station Square Drive, the site of some of Pittsburgh’s historic glassmaking factories, and features 3,000 square feet of available ground-floor retail space. 

Glasshouse offers junior one-, one-, one+den- and two-bedroom residences ranging in size from 610 to 1,300 square feet. The building will be leased and managed by Bozzuto Management Company.

“Glasshouse is a unique property that is setting the pace for luxury residential development along the South Shore,“ said Chris Sencindiver, Principal with High Street Residential’s Northeast Metro Business Unit. “When you pair the project’s high-end finishes and the robust amenity collection with its proximity to downtown, residents get a truly unmatched living experience. We are thrilled to have partnered with Northwestern Mutual to help transform the neighborhood into a true live-work-play environment.”

Amenities at the riverfront property include a resort-style club room, a game room, an e-lounge, an entertainment kitchen, a fitness center, a conference center, and a dog spa. The interior amenities overlook Glasshouse’s outdoor amenity area, which features meticulously landscaped courtyards, a zero-edge pool, multiple outdoor kitchens and a large turf area for movies and recreational activities. Residents also have access to 335 indoor parking spaces and multiple bike storage locations, as well as an on-site HealthyRide bike share station. The project incorporated many sustainable building features and is National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Certified. 

“Glasshouse will be a critical component of the exciting new future of the South Shore,” said Tom Zale, Vice President and Head of Real Estate Investments at Northwestern Mutual. “Interest in the property has been strong from future residents who are looking for a modern, sleek address that provides a true city feel. We’re excited to have been part of this project.”

Glasshouse is situated along the Monongahela River, adjacent to the Great Allegheny Passage, a walking/running/biking trail system that, with the C&O Canal, forms a contiguous link between Pittsburgh and Washington D.C. Residents will have pedestrian access to Station Square, the mixed-use conversion project that features several office, retail and entertainment options. Glasshouse is easily accessible to major interstate highways, including I-279 North, I-376 East and West, and is close to downtown Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle via the Smithfield Street bridge.

“We’re honored to be a partner on this groundbreaking project and excited to extend our footprint into this thriving city,” said Stephanie Williams, President of Bozzuto Management Company. “With a rich, industrial history and breathtaking views of Downtown’s skyline, this community is unlike any other neighborhood that Pittsburgh has to offer.”

Rycon Construction served as the general contractor for the project and Hord Coplan Macht as the architect and landscape architect. Langan Engineering, Tower Engineering and Structura provided civil, MEP and structural engineering services, respectively. RD Jones Associates operated as the interior designer and Steven Winter Associates provided accessibility and sustainability consulting services for the project. 

About High Street Residential
High Street Residential, a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Trammell Crow Company, specializes in the development of multifamily housing. We have a deep background in urban, infill mixed-use residential development, as well as the redevelopment or repurposing of existing facilities. In the last 15 years, the firm has completed over $1.4 billion in projects with a current pipeline of nearly 3,500 units.

About Northwestern Mutual 
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for more than 160 years. Through a distinctive, personalized planning approach, Northwestern Mutual combines the expertise of its financial advisors with a digital experience to help its clients navigate their financial lives every day. With $272.2 billion in assets, $28.5 billion in revenues, and $1.8 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.5 million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services. The company manages nearly $150 billion of investments owned by its clients and held or managed through its wealth management and investment services businesses. Northwestern Mutual ranks 111 on the 2019 FORTUNE 500 and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2019.

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (securities), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (fiduciary and fee-based financial planning services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance).

About Bozzuto
The Bozzuto Group is an experience-focused real estate company distinguished by their innovative developments, dedicated customer service and top-rated workplace culture. With award-winning expertise in homebuilding, multifamily development, construction and management, Bozzuto is devoted to delivering extraordinary experiences for those they serve.  
Since their founding in 1988, Bozzuto has developed, acquired and built more than 50,000 homes and apartments. Celebrating 31 years of creating sanctuary for their residents, Bozzuto currently manages 72,000 apartments and 2 million square feet of retail space along the East Coast, Chicago, Boston, Miami and the Northeast. www.bozzuto.com

Trammell Crow Company

Trammell Crow Company (TCC) is a global commercial real estate developer and wholly-owned subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas. Founded in 1948, TCC has developed or acquired nearly 2,900 buildings valued at $75 billion and over 655 million square feet. As of September 30, 2023, TCC had $15.4 billion of projects in process and $14.5 billion in its pipeline. It employs 650 professionals in 28 major cities throughout the United States and Europe. The company serves users of and investors in office, industrial/logistics, healthcare, life sciences and mixed-use projects, as well as multi-family residential through its operating subsidiary High Street Residential. For more information visit www.TrammellCrow.com.