PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Several Pittsburgh buildings lit up Friday night in honor of Juneteenth.

PPG Paints Arena, the City-County Building, Fifth Avenue Place, and the BNY Mellon building were among those that were lit up for Juneteenth.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dennis Lane)

Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19th to honor the emancipation of slavery in the United States.