In commemorating the 50th anniversary of Solarban, PPG Industries will host a retrospective of modern and historic buildings constructed with Solarban products both online and at certain trade shows through the end of 2014.

The website,, and expositions will feature the prominence of Solarban glass on some of the country’s iconic skylines, as well as advances in environmental glass technology associated with PPG and Solarban glass since the 1930s.

Highlights of the retrospective include one of the first installations of Solarban glass on the Mutual of Omaha Regional Office Building in Miami (now Colonnade Plaza), which was designed by famed Twin Towers architect Minoru Yamasaki, as well as buildings designed by architectural leaders such as Philip Johnson, SOM, HOK, Fentress, AC Martin, Paul Rudolph, I.M. Pei.