The Cork Factory

2349 Railroad St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • Originally constructed in 1901 as the Armstrong Cork Factory, this landmark structure has been artfully converted into 297 loft apartments. A 427-space parking garage and over 45,000 SF of retail shops have also been constructed on an adjacent lot. The buildings’ classic red brick façade, an historic silo, and engine room along other original details have been restored and incorporated into the re-development.
  • The Cork Factory is located on the Allegheny River in downtown Pittsburgh in the heart of the “Strip District”. The Strip District is a vibrant neighborhood with an eclectic mix of wholesale merchants, boutiques, sidewalk vendors, restaurants, night clubs, and loft residences as well as the exceptional gallery Society of Contemporary Craft and the world-class Heinz History Center.
  • The Cork Factory offers studios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, and three bedrooms with large floor plans. The loft-style apartments feature breathtaking riverfront views, 14 foot exposed ceilings, and washer/dryer sets in each unit. Select units contain stainless steel sinks, garden-style tubs, and exposed brick walls. Among the numerous amenities offered are a private party room in the restored engine room, a fitness room with state- of-the-art equipment, a 24-hour business center, and a conference room.

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Latest News

  • 18 - Jun - 2013 | The Cork Factory and Lot 24--Pittsburgh's two MI-Apartment Home managed communities--received honors from the Apartment Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh.
  • 13 - Jul - 2012 | Regina Koetters can unload a bumper crop of market research as she prepares to sell her first heirloom tomato and locally raised pork. As the owner of the new Marty’s Market to open on Saturday morning in the Strip District, Koetters demonstrates that she did her homework on the region’s food economy.
  • 13 - Jul - 2012 | Regina Koetters, owner and founder of Marty's Market. A lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy with a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan who is originally from Louisville, Koetters said an important factor in choosing Pittsburgh came when she realized how much more often her calls to local commercial real estate companies were returned compared to others.