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Pittsburgh Guide

What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Pittsburgh?

Locals will value the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of properties for rent in Pittsburgh. However, high schools are not particularly abundant and accordingly may require a long walk to get to. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Regarding eating, the closest grocery store in Pittsburgh is usually only a reasonably short walk away. Forbes Avenue is among the best streets for food stores. There are also over 2500 restaurants and cafes in Pittsburgh.

What are the best ways to get around in Pittsburgh?

Driving is a very good transportation option in Pittsburgh. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in Pittsburgh is fairly poor. Nevertheless, house renters can count on a multitude of rapid transit stations with access to the BLLB Line, BLSV Line and RED Line. There are over 50 bus lines traversing the municipality, and bus stops are generally close by. Walking in Pittsburgh is not very popular, despite the fact that many daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle.

What's it like to live in Pittsburgh?

Home renters who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Pittsburgh. It is easy to access parks in the municipality and there are over 200 of them close by for residents to enjoy. This municipality is also reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially around Airport Expressway, Steubenville Pike, the airport (Pittsburgh International Airport) or one of the railway lines.

What kinds of homes are available in Pittsburgh?

In Pittsburgh, around 60% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and townhouses. This municipality has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the population of this municipality own their home whereas the rest are renters. This municipality experienced its most significant construction boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period.