600 Years in the Shadow of the Dome

  • 1st Floor Exhibit Cases, Hunt Library
  • January 17 - March 26, 2020

The latest exhibit in Hunt Library explores the physical and social environment of Florence, Italy’s Brunelleschi Dome while showcasing Florence and Pittsburgh’s shared urban roles and relationships.  “600 Years in the Shadow of the Dome” juxtaposes the Duomo with iconic Pittsburgh architecture such as the Allegheny Court House and US Steel Building, and includes reproductions of Giovan Battista Nelli’s acclaimed set of Duomo drawings from 1688.


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