1660 Murray Avenue
Located on a prominent corner in Squirrel Hill where residential and commercial zones intersect, this 27-unit condominium blends easily into of one of Pittsburgh’s vibrant urban neighborhoods. Creative zoning solutions, community involvement, and exceptional design have contributed to the successful development of this property, which for years had eluded attempts at improvement. Montgomery & Rust served as the contractor for the interior finishes.
The Brake House
The Brake House consists of 18 Lofts in a renovated manufacturing building in Pittsburgh's Strip District. This project was done in partnership with NoWall Production.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
In September 2008 the Company was contacted by Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to build a home for a Pittsburgh area family. The show was one of America’s top rated shows, averaging 17 million viewers in the U.S. It is shown in over 60 countries. The Pittsburgh show was the 11th episode of the sixth season. The show’s host, Ty Pennington, shouted his familiar “Gooooood Morning” through his bullhorn on October 17th and “Move that Bus” was heard throughout the hills on October 24th. The end product was a five bedroom, three and one half bath house for a family of seven.
The Fairhill Farms development consists of five mini estates of approximately five acres each. It is located in Franklin Park Borough.
Fairview Farms is a small development in O'Hara Twp. consisting of a group of 12 single family detached homes.
The Village at Washington’s Landing
Washington’s Landing, a former industrial island located in the Allegheny River just minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh, was another site that was acquired and developed by The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh. It is a mixed-use community featuring 88 homes, six office buildings, a marina and rowing center, tennis courts, and a park. Montgomery & Rust together with its partner, The Rubinoff Company, won the assignment to design, build, and market the residential component of the island. The result was an award winning residential community that has been recognized with the Builder’s Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh’s Building Excellence awards in 1997 and 2000. The community has been featured on the cover of the National Association of Home Builders Smart Growth publication in 1999 and in an article in Builder magazine in 1998 as well as numerous other publications.
Montgomery & Rust handled the detail design and building for all of the homes. The community, now complete, represents a very visible example of the Company’s ability to create outstanding homes with varied floor plans and amenities within a community of superb architectural integrity.
The Village of Shadyside
Completed in 1999, The Village of Shadyside was one of Montgomery & Rust’s first collaborations with the URA. The Company built a community consisting of 84 town homes, 44 mid-rise condominiums and one detached home located in the eastern end of Shadyside. The community was designed to blend with the surrounding design of the adjacent Shadyside neighborhood.
The Trillium is a gated high scale residential development in Fox Chapel. It consists of elegantly designed attached and detached homes. The homes were built during the late '80's and early '90's. Owners selected from a team of design architects who collaborated on a common design theme. The end result is project of strong cohesiveness despite a rich variety of architectural expression.
The Fairways of Oakmont
The Fairways of Oakmont consists of Flats, Townhouses and Single Family detached homes near the famous Oakmont Country Club. The project was begun by another developer and completed by Montgomery & Rust.
Perry Point is a community perched atop the Perry Hilltop neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Before the Company's work here, the 100+ year old "rowhouses" had been vacant for several years. It is a townhouse community composed of renovated brick rowhouses, and new frame and siding townhouses. Perry Point, formerly known as Clifton Park, was produced by a team consisting of the URA, Montgomery & Rust, and Perfido Weiskopf Architects. The project started in 1980 and was completed three years later.
Castle Town Square South
Castle Town Square South is an office building built by Montgomery & Rust and is where the Company maintains its offices. It is located on Route 8 (William Flynn Highway) in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.
The Village of Bradford Woods
Completed in the early eighties, The Village of Bradford Woods was, at the time, a cutting edge development that combined 50 detached homes with 80 townhomes on a 50 acre site that also included walking trails, three ponds, and a substantial area of natural wooded parkland. The Company’s predecessor firm, Cole, Montgomery & Rust, developed the site and designed and built all of the town homes and most of the detached homes. The Company created a community with a unifying architectural theme while simultaneously building a wide variety of homes with different floor plans and amenities.
Hartswood Farms was the first development built by Montgomery & Rust. Located in Allison Park, PA, the development consisted of single family detached homes in a wooded suburban area. Most of the homes exhibit a strong traditional influence with Classical New England proportions and styles. The extensive use of materials such as cedar siding and handsplit cedar shingles, were innovative in the mid 1970's in the Pittsburgh area, when these homes were built.