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Neighborhood Profile: Oakland

Oakland: Home to prestigious museums, world-class hospitals and universities and international cuisine, Oakland is considered the cultural, academic and medical center of Pittsburgh. As one of Pittsburgh’s liveliest neighborhoods, you’ll find cool coffee shops, multi-cultural eateries and interesting specialty shops alongside grand architecture. Oakland is the place to be whether you’re planning a picnic in […]

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Neighborhood Profile: Shadyside

Shadyside: Where boutiques, shops and galleries mingle with national retailers in a neighborhood of tree-lined streets, historic homes, hip events and distinctive restaurants. Most everything is within walking distance. The large residential area includes beautifully restored Victorian mansions alongside modern homes and condos. This East End neighborhood, with three separate business districts – Ellsworth Avenue, […]

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Neighborhood Profile: South Side

South Side: South Side has variety galore. Its “Great American Main Street” – East Carson Street, features 15 blocks of Victorian architecture and was named a National Historic District. Boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, theater and live music venues are all within walking distance. You can also get a tattoo, dye your hair purple and hoist […]

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Neighborhood Profile: Strip District

Strip District: Don’t be fooled by the name. The Strip, as it’s called, is foodie heaven and as authentic as it is fun. Locals love it for its low, low prices and tremendous selections. The one-half square mile shopping district is chock full of ethnic grocers, produce stands, meat and fish markets and sidewalk vendors. […]

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Neighborhood Profile: North Shore and North Side

North Shore and North Side Along the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers, the North Shore boasts great views of Downtown. Most famous for its iconic sports venues on the North Shore – Heinz Field and PNC Park – it’s also home to world-class museums and award-winning attractions. Take the T (the subway under the river…it’s free) […]

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Neighborhood Profile: Mt. Washington

Mt. Washington: A grand view awaits atop Mt. Washington, one of the most visited neighborhoods in Pittsburgh. Running the length of the mount, Grandview Avenue provides unique vantage points of Pittsburgh’s beautiful skyline. “Restaurant Row” boasts stunning views coupled with elegant, fine dining. Pull yourself away from the view on Shiloh Street for delicious ice […]

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Neighborhood Profile: Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville: It’s the city’s biggest and arguably hippest neighborhood. Home to many artists and designers, this trendy neighborhood hosts some of the city’s biggest arts events. It’s a neighborhood on the rise with affordable properties, first-rate, one-of-a-kind shops and an awesome dining scene. The neighborhood has undergone such a revival that it’s called a “go-to” […]

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Neighborhood Profile: Bloomfield

Bloomfield: Bloomfield is Pittsburgh’s “Little Italy” – its Italian roots reaching back more than five generations. The Bloomfield Bridge connects the neighborhood to the universities and cultural attractions in Oakland. Its colorful mix of shops and restaurants are renowned. Bloomfield is a feast as rich to the eyes as the homemade tortellini and cannoli in […]

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Neighborhood Profile: Squirrel Hill

Squirrel Hill: Five minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, Squirrel Hill combines tree lined residential streets, a bustling business district, internationally recognized educational institutions, and large public parks. One of the most diverse neighborhoods in the Pittsburgh region and center for Pittsburgh’s welcoming Jewish community. Home to many authentic eateries as well as over 1100 acres of […]

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Neighborhood Profile: Downtown Pittsburgh

Downtown Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh boasts 90 neighborhoods with Downtown at its heart. Enter from the airport through the Fort Pitt Tunnel and see the skyline burst into view. It’s why Pittsburgh is said to be the “only city with an entrance.” With its lush green hillsides and beautiful rivers, the appropriately nicknamed “Golden Triangle” is a glittering […]

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