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Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Pittsburgh

"Historic, beautiful, well-kept: a GEM"

- uncompromising
This quiet cobblestone street backs up to Chatham College, and spans between Shady Ave and Wightman. It's one of the most charming streets in Pittsburgh: hilly, historic houses, gardens. Home owners...
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Point Breeze

Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Pittsburgh

"Penn Avenue will take you to most places you want to go...."

- friedclam
Penn runs through the heart of the city and you will find Heinz Hall, home of the Pittsburgh Symphony and The Pittsburgh Public Theater. This street is a bustling hub of the cultural and shopping, hot...
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Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Pittsburgh

"A beautiful boulevard near the heart of Squirrel Hill"

- aerodynamik
Wightman is one of the most beautiful streets in Pittsburgh. In its most picturesque section, it is an extremely wide street with only one lane traveling in each direction. It has wide sidewalks sha...
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Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Pittsburgh

"Fantastic street -- best kept secret in Shadyside"

- wookat
very quiet street, low traffic and off the beaten path. Houses are big, old with tall ceilings and lots of charm. The street is slowly turning over from older retirees who have lived there for many...
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Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Pittsburgh

"Restaurants Galore in the Heart of Oakland"

- mangoflute
Craig Street is home to restaurants of all shapes in sizes. Lulu's is a pan-asian restaurant which is very popular with the lunch crowd of professionals, hospital employees, and college and graduate...
40.4494674010844 -79.9540808083186
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Pittsburgh

"Where work and play meet"

- Bensdad
I guess you really need a boundary to define where work and play separate. In the Pgh, that has to be Commonwealth Place. In itself, as far as streets are concerned, there's nothing much to write...
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Ranked 7th best neighborhood in Pittsburgh

"A student's place"

- nseixas
I lived in the Oakland area while I attended Carnegie Mellon, and this was clearly a students area. This street has a lot of places where students can rent full houses or individual rooms. The street...
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Unranked Neighborhoods

"Great Art--Great Street"

- slilly3
I went to Sandusky Street in Pittsburgh to visit The Andy Warhol Museum, as I am a HUGE fan of his work. I was not disappointed in the museum nor the street itself. The street is such a big city str...
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"Safety, Seniors, And History"

- JewBagel
Hillsdale Avenue, yet another throwback to my youth. Always a safe and wonderful street, it used to be home to (historic) Hillsdale Elementary. My beloved (revamped) elementary school is now the site...
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"Friendly, charm and close to everything"

- Bensdad
I've been lucky to have experienced living in a few different areas around Pittsburgh. Few of those locations could match Bensonia Ave for all around liveability. Friendly neighbours, tidy yards, and...
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"A view to the city"

- Bensdad
The Penn Lincoln Pkwy is the major East-West distributor on the south side of the city. Formed from the William Penn Hwy it is a major thoroughfare for the city workers. During peak hour, West bound t...
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"Funfilled and awesome"

- wendys
There is absolutely no existence of boredom on this street as there are many sightseeing avenues available here. Many parks and places of interest are there in the vicinity of Federal street. The ste...
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"For the love of sport"

- Bensdad
This is one of my all time favorite locations in Pittsburgh. I always feel at peace with the world. Even when my team loses. Nestled between Heinz Field and PNC Park, running along the northern sho...
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"Hard to navigate"

- kesafloyd
The story goes that this street is responsible for the deterioration of the East Liberty neighborhood, with its confusing, somewhat dangerous traffic patterns. Poor urban planning makes this street an...
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"A little bit of history and some great shopping as well"

- Bensdad
Carson St follows the river from McKees Rocks down to Glenwood Bridge. It wavers between narrow and uncongested, to a gritty industrial feeling from "old school" Pgh with the bustling traffic to match...
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"Nice street in Highland Park, plus there's the annual Fourth..."

- wintertonres1
Winterton is a very small street, that feels very tucked away and backs right up to the Park. Currently, the residents seem to be a pretty even mix of seniors, "boomer" households, couples, and famili...
40.4766895978979 -79.9188091775673

"Cars only! No sidewalks!"

- kesafloyd
I have tried to walk along this street, and I ended up traipsing through plants to avoid the traffic. There are no sidewalks on this street, and it is dangerous to cross. It's really just an artery, e...
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"Food with a view"

- Bensdad
Grandview Ave is home to the upper stations for both the Monongahela and Duquesne Inclines at Mt. Washington. Both offer superb views back to the city, while the Duquesne Incline offers a little more...
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North Shore


"Now That Is A Stadium!"

- slilly3
I visited Art Rooney Avenue for one reason only, to see the Pittsburgh Steelers' Stadium (known as Heinz Stadium after the ketchup/food business located in Pittsburgh). As someone whose father was a...
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"An urban forest"

- mystermyke1
My street is a slice if country in an urban setting. located just 10 minutes from downtown pittsburgh and just inside the blue belt Pensdale street is a quiet peacfull part of Pittsburgh that almost m...
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