Skip to Main Content

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Ten-Story-Tall Pole With People Walking Up It Team Field Report

Carnegie Mellon University

Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
On the campus of Carnegie Mellon University, but easily visible from the street. From the west, I-376 exit 72A (Oakland) onto Forbes Ave., then drive two miles. From the east, I-376 exit 7 (Edgewood). Turn right onto Braddock Ave. Drive one mile. Turn left onto Forbes Ave. and drive 2.5 miles. The pole is on the south side of Forbes Ave., in an open Quad on the university campus, just east of the stoplight at the intersection of Morewood Ave.
Save to My Sights

Pole people.

Ten-Story-Tall Pole With People Walking Up It

A 100-foot-tall pole juts over the Carnegie Mellon University campus -- and people appear to be walking up its length into the sky. Report... [09/05/2010]

Visitor Tips and News About Ten-Story-Tall Pole With People Walking Up It

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Pole people.

Ten-Story-Tall Pole With People Walking Up It

The pole is still there. The last step is a doozy.

[Dan Mason, 10/04/2016]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Garden for Math NerdsGarden for Math Nerds, Pittsburgh, PA - < 1 mi.
Dippy the DinosaurDippy the Dinosaur, Pittsburgh, PA - < 1 mi.
Stephen Foster's Horse JawboneStephen Foster's Horse Jawbone, Pittsburgh, PA - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Mini-Lighthouse Murder Memorial, Washington, PA - 23 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Pennsylvania Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Punk Rock Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada (Dec 4-10, 2023)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings