Summit Venue

The August Wilson Cultural Center

980 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Named for the Pulitzer-prize winning playwright August Wilson, the African American Cultural Center is a multi-purpose venue featuring three art galleries, live performance spaces, meeting areas, and unique educational classrooms for the young and old alike. Designed by renowned architect Allison Williams, the August Wilson Center is both a visually iconic landmark welcoming visitors to the eastern entrance of the Cultural District and a beacon of cultural excellence for the global arts community.

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Hotel Accommodations

Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Rate: $149/night + 14% tax

Book by October 4th to receive this special rate by calling (412) 281-7100 and referencing the EcoDistricts Summit or by using our online booking link.

24-hour fitness center, Free WiFi in all rooms, 5 minute walk to event venue August Wilson Center, Overnight parking $36

Sustainability at the Omni William Penn Hotel: Omni Hotels is leading by example ~ showing local communities what corporate social responsibility should look like. The hotel is a “styrofoam-free” environment, provides recycling bins for daily newspapers and other paper goods, utilizes more energy efficient laundry processes, has energy efficient systems in buildings, and offers leftovers and excess food items to local food banks and shelters.