Formerly a steel mill, The Crucible Building serves as an excellent example of the adaptive reuse projects Pittsburgh has seen in recent years. Franjo Construction converted the 100,000 SF building into a class A office for Uber Advanced Technology Group (ATG) which has since been acquired by another of Franjo’s clients: Aurora innovation.

Designed by NEXT Architecture, the project won two AIA awards:

  • AIA Pittsburgh, Certificate of Merit Winner, 2019
  • AIA Pennsylvania, Merit Award Winner, 2020


Client: Uber ATG

Size: 100,000 SF

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Type: Renovation/Adaptive Reuse


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  • Americus Club (formerly Beauty Shoppe)
  • Matthews International
  • Tech Forge at Lawrenceville Technology Center
  • Carnegie Robotics
  • Caterpillar Automation
  • Confluence Financial Partners
  • Regus Co-Working
  • Allegheny County Housing Authority
  • 900 Biscayne (Miami Shared Fiducial)
  • United National Consumer Suppliers (UNCS)
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