After returning from a tour of duty in Korea, Joseph Orlando begins his career at an East Liberty Men's Store, Alex Reich.

Opportunity knocks. Joseph, with a new wife & son, accepts a sales position at Hughes & Hatcher, a prestigious Men's Store in Downtown Pittsburgh. Joseph's exquisite taste and style is recognized and he quickly climbs the executive ladder. He becomes a buyer then a general merchandise manager traveling the world to bring fine men's clothing to Downtown Pittsburgh and Hughes & Hatchers 15 other stores throughout Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Joseph sees the writing on the wall. After 25 years and still an executive, Hughes & Hatchers is sold to an investment group. Their future looks bleak and they eventually closed in 1982.

Opportunity knocks again. A lifelong friend, Joseph Massaro, purchases the historic 606 Liberty Avenue building and offers Joseph the opportunity to start his own fine men's clothing store. At the age of 48, with his wife and family by his side, Joseph establishes Joseph Orlando Clothiers. Once again bringing fine men's clothing to downtown Pittsburgh. For decades Joseph Orlando Clothier has proudly dressed the great gentlemen of Pittsburgh, America and visitors from around the world.

After 36 plus years at 606 Liberty Avenue, Joseph Orlando Clothiers lease is not renewed by the current out of town owner.

Opportunity knocks once again. A new location is secured at the historic Carlyle Building, formerly Union National Bank, which is located at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Wood Street in downtown Pittsburgh. The space is a historic showcase of Pittsburgh's charm and character with original marble walls, jade columns, terrazzo flooring, 23 foot ceilings all accentuating Joseph Orlando Clothiers fine men's clothing.

If you're in the neighborhood, stop in. We'd love to see you.

Joseph Orlando Clothiers | 300 Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

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