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Mallorca Restaurant

Mallorca Restaurant

“There is a mural painted on the side of the building, and when people eat outside they get to see the mural.” —student quote

2228 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Date and Style
Built in the 1870s
—Victorian (Italianate) style

Erected during the reign of Queen Victoria of England (1837-1901), this Victorian Italianate building is based on the style of Italian Renaissance villas. At the roofline are deep eaves with large brackets on a wide cornice board. The windows have rounded tops and are capped with decorative window hoods.
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Facts and Stories Worth Knowing
  • Robert Wilson, a lumberman, owned this building and lived here in 1870.
  • In 1916, the building was owned by H. C. Baughman.
  • More recently, the building housed a motorcycle bar, clothing store, and, in the 1980s, the Brady Street Bridge Café.
  • The Mallorca Restaurant opened here in 1991.
  • When a Hollywood movie is being filmed in Pittsburgh, the movie stars often dine at the Mallorca.

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