Andrea and Robert's winter wedding at the Mansions on Fifth, Pittsburgh PA

January 08, 2018  •  Leave a Comment


Andrea and Robert planned a December wedding at the Mansions on Fifth in Pittsburgh, PA and the day could not have gone smoother. The weather was brisk but absolutely beautiful with a glowing sunset, and the Mansion was decorated beautifully for the upcoming holiday season. Their suites were stocked with food and drinks as they got ready for the day just down the hall from one another.  And their guests packed the house to watch their intimate ceremony on the staircase.  Check out the story below of their amazing day at the Mansions on Fifth!  Smith_D'Alessandro_0001Smith_D'Alessandro_0001 Their florist, GreenSinner, suggested adding the sheer curtains to the gorgeous stained glass at the top of the stairway landing to add some softness to their ceremony space. 
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A crowd of nieces and nephews filled the getting ready suites with lots of love, laughter and sillyness. 

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Their ceremony was sweet and personal, and took place right on the stairway.  Smith_D'Alessandro_0602Smith_D'Alessandro_0602 Smith_D'Alessandro_0614Smith_D'Alessandro_0614 Smith_D'Alessandro_0629Smith_D'Alessandro_0629 Smith_D'Alessandro_0642Smith_D'Alessandro_0642 Smith_D'Alessandro_0645Smith_D'Alessandro_0645 Smith_D'Alessandro_0673Smith_D'Alessandro_0673 Smith_D'Alessandro_0707Smith_D'Alessandro_0707 Smith_D'Alessandro_0722Smith_D'Alessandro_0722 Cocktail hour, dinner and dancing were scattered among the main floor rooms of the Mansion, where beautifully decorated tables were scattered for guests to enjoy amazing food and drinks while warming by the fireplaces. Smith_D'Alessandro_0762Smith_D'Alessandro_0762 Smith_D'Alessandro_0767Smith_D'Alessandro_0767 Smith_D'Alessandro_0783Smith_D'Alessandro_0783 Smith_D'Alessandro_0799Smith_D'Alessandro_0799 Smith_D'Alessandro_0808Smith_D'Alessandro_0808 Smith_D'Alessandro_0819Smith_D'Alessandro_0819 Smith_D'Alessandro_0822Smith_D'Alessandro_0822 Smith_D'Alessandro_0829Smith_D'Alessandro_0829 Smith_D'Alessandro_0852Smith_D'Alessandro_0852 Smith_D'Alessandro_0872Smith_D'Alessandro_0872 Dj Sosa got the dance floor packed immediately and it didn't slow down all night!  Smith_D'Alessandro_0889Smith_D'Alessandro_0889 Smith_D'Alessandro_0892Smith_D'Alessandro_0892 Smith_D'Alessandro_0912Smith_D'Alessandro_0912 Smith_D'Alessandro_0914Smith_D'Alessandro_0914 Smith_D'Alessandro_0934Smith_D'Alessandro_0934 Smith_D'Alessandro_0939Smith_D'Alessandro_0939 Smith_D'Alessandro_0956Smith_D'Alessandro_0956 Smith_D'Alessandro_0961Smith_D'Alessandro_0961 Smith_D'Alessandro_1008Smith_D'Alessandro_1008 Smith_D'Alessandro_1012Smith_D'Alessandro_1012 Smith_D'Alessandro_1019Smith_D'Alessandro_1019 Smith_D'Alessandro_1041Smith_D'Alessandro_1041 These two were simply an absolutely joy to photograph on their very special wedding day. Their smiles and happiness were radiating from their faces all day long, an infectious feeling that spread among every guest in the venue.  Our very best wishes to the happy couple for an amazing marriage in your future! 

All our best, Autumn and Bill 


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