Shadyside is a neighborhood in the East End of Pittsburgh. The residential neighborhood of Shadyside includes Victorian mansion as well as modern apartments. Its compact layout prevents most houses from having garages. Public transportation is through the Port Authority which also includes express busway stops at Negley Avenue between Ellsworth and Centre and on Ellsworth Avenue at Shady Avenue.
In Shadyside, business (retail and restaurants) are located along three corridor: Walnut Street, Ellsworth Avenue and S. Highland Avenue. All three business districts are within walking distance of each other.
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is part of Mellon Park (which is located in Shadyside as well as the Point Breeze neighborhood of Pittsburgh).
East Liberty / Highland Park
East Liberty is a culturally diverse neighborhood in Pittsburgh’s East End. It is bordered by Highland Park, Morningside, Stanton Heights, Garfield, Friendship, Shadyside and Larimer.
East Liberty Development, Inc. has played a major role in rehabilitating the East Liberty area with the addition of national retailers such as Home Depot, Target, Trader Joes and Staples. East Liberty has a wide variety of Pittsburgh’s unique restraurants and bars.
The newest renovation of Bakery Square houses the Pittsburgh offices of Google. A 2010 New York Times article about the revival of East Liberty mentioned the presence of the Google office as a sign of the neighborhood’s success.
The area known as the South Hills of Pittsburgh has much to offer it’s residents in terms of shopping, schools and green surroundings. It is the home of the “T” trolley transportation as well as the Port Authority of Allegheny County bus service. Where can you visit a farm, have a picnic in the park and enjoy the benefits of being a few minutes from the city.
Bethel Park is proud of its new Green High School. Recently opened the high school was designed to be Green Globe Certified. This means that the building has many energy efficient and environmentally friendly components to it. The Bethel Park School District’s mission statement is – To lead an educational partnership with the Community, maintaining an environment that challenges all students to reach their potential as lifelong learners and responsible members of society.
Home to a portion of the Montour Trail this multi-use non-motorized recreational rail-trail will ultimately extend 46 miles from Moon Township to Clairton. The trail connects to the Great Allegheny Passage, a trail system which stretches over 330 miles from Pittsburgh ot Washington, DC.
Brookline is located to the South of the metropolitan Pittsburgh area. Just through the Liberty Tunnels and is Pittsburgh’s second largest neighborhood. Throughout it’s long history, it has retained a character and charm that have enriched all of its citizens.
Brookline Boulevard, the main artery and home of the commercial district is the central hub around which the neighborhood grew. Through the efforts of many concerned citizens and with the help of local community as well as the City of Pittsburgh, Brookline has survived and grown.