Rising Main Avenue, Fineview Neighborhood, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posted by: sherpes
N 40° 27.870 W 080° 00.066
17T E 584685 N 4479793
Quick Description: The longest set of public steps in the city of Pittsburgh
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2009 3:04:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM7KN7
Known as Rising Main Avenue, these steps connect the bottom hollow where Howard Street is with the top of the hill where the Fineview neighborhood is located, at Warren St.
With a count of 337 steps, they are the longest continuous set of steps in the city of Pittsburgh.
Recently, in the fall 2009, a running race that was 4.5 miles long, called Fineview Step Challenge, used the steps as part of the itinerary that runners had to follow.
number of stairs (minimum 60): 337.00
stair landing (check if yes): yes
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