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No words, no photo, no video can do justice to the environment located at 1815 Metropolitan Street. What we have created here at Manchester Bidwell is more than a mere building – it is an experience. Whether you are interested in taking a tour, becoming a student, or viewing an art exhibition, the first step is getting here.

COVID-19 Update: MBC wants to remain welcoming to those interested in our work while ensuring the safety and security of our staff and students. We are currently conducting tours by appointment only with a limited number of visitors allowed. All visitors must adhere to our safety guidelines by wearing a mask and practicing social distancing. Those interested in booking tours should contact:

Taylor Fife, Digital Marketing Specialist

412-323-4000, ext. 195 or tfife@manchesterbidwell.org

Our Campus

We are located in the Manchester/Chateau neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

1815 Metropolitan Street holds our administrative offices, youth art studios, concert hall and recording studio, dining hall and many of our adult career training classrooms.

1600 Metropolitan Street is the Drew Mathieson Center for Horticultural and Agricultural Technology. Founded in part to support the needs of our adult horticulture training students, the Drew Mathieson Center is also part of our social enterprise initiatives. As a wholesale grower, we sell orchids and seasonal crops to grocery stores, florists, event planners and others in the green industry. The DMC is also currently developing youth horticultural and agricultural programming and expanding its educational community outreach.


Please note: Manchester Bidwell Corporation is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of its employees, students, and visitors. To that end, the Corporation is declaring its premises to be a totally smoke and tobacco-free campus.

This policy applies to:

i) All areas of all buildings owned or leased by the Corporation. There are no designated smoking areas within any location or on any grounds;

ii) All corporate-sponsored off-site conferences and meetings;

iii) All vehicles owned or leased by the Corporation;

iv) All students, visitors, customers, and vendors;

v) All temporary employees, contractors, and consultants;

vi) All employees and student interns.

The prohibition includes smoking by inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying any lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe or other such device which contains tobacco, or other smoke or vapor producing products such as e-cigarettes. Other uses of tobacco or tobacco-like products including chewable tobacco and snuff are also prohibited.

Manchester Bidwell Corporation is committed to being a good corporate neighbor. Smokers are advised to refrain from trespassing and depositing cigarette butts on the property of neighboring businesses. Ash receptacles are available at building entrances for proper disposal of cigarette butts.


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