Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Randyland

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1501 Arch St., Pittsburgh, PA
In the Central North Side neighborhood, on the northwest corner of Jacksonia and Arch Sts.
Randy is usually around in the afternoon.
Suggested donation: $5.00
RA Rates:
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Two multi-story buildings and an adjacent lot have been transformed into a candy-colored playscape by resident artist Randy Gilson. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/20/2013]

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Randy and pals.


This was a great, quick stop. Don't go there without talking to Randy. The guy is genuine and the most positive person you will ever meet. He talked to our twin twelve year old sons.

We visited Randyland on the first day of a 13-day vacation. Throughout our vacation, when our kids would act up, we would say to them, "Now what would Randy say about this?"

[K Kaczmar, 08/09/2015]



This is the most unique and interesting place in Pittsburgh. Free to public, but please leave Randy a donation in the jar by the gate so he can continue to create and help keep Pittsburgh unusual!

[ShutterGirl, 08/02/2015]



I stumbled upon this amazing, quirky private house and garden on my way to the Mattress Factory. It has lots of sculptures, murals, and maps of Pittsburgh attached to it.

[Melissa, 08/12/2012]

Randyland is the D.I.Y. creation of Randy Gilson, who's lived and worked in this candy-colored playscape since 1996.

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