Welcome to the Chatham University Howe-Childs Gate House.
We look forward to your visit.
Guest Information
The Gate House is the official guest house of Chatham University and individuals having official business with the University will be given priority when making reservations there.

Alumni, parents of current students, applicants and their parents, and other friends of the University may reserve rooms at the Gate House if the rooms are not otherwise needed by the University. Rooms may not be reserved at the Gate House during major campus events such as Commencement and Convocation.

Please note, in the event of overbooking, Chatham reserves the right to find alternate and comparable lodging for people holding reservations at the Gate House.

Howe-Childs Gate House History  

Reacquired by Chatham in 2000, the Howe-Childs Gate House offers an elegant and gracious entrance to the campus on Fifth Avenue. The oldest frame house in Pittsburgh and the oldest extant house from Fifth Avenue's "Millionaire’s Row," the Gate House is a registered Pittsburgh historic landmark and is an Official Project of Save America’s Treasures. Historic renovations and restorations of the building are complete, following an official dedication and ribbon cutting on June 5, 2003. It is the official visitor center for the University, headquarters for the Chatham University Arboretum and provides temporary housing for University guests.

Arriving at the Gate House
When arriving at the Gate House, please proceed to the basement door for access. If no one immediately lets you in, please call 412-365-2906 to reach a Gate House employee.
Contact Information
The Gate House office may be reached at 412-365-2906. In the event of an emergency during your stay at the Gate House, please dial 1111 for prompt attention.
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