Pittsburgh is a city of neighborhoods and one of the most preferred parts of town is the cozy residential area of Shadyside. Ornate old homes and grand cultural institutions stand alongside cool cafes, unique shops and trendy art galleries. Enjoy the fresh air at nearby Schenley, Frick and Mellon parks, or shop and dine on Walnut Street. Take a short walk over to the Oakland neighborhood and you're in the hub of college life, with major universities such as University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon, as well the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center next door. Libraries, museums, leisure attractions and vital services are easily available and within walking distance. Downtown Pittsburgh is minutes away by car or public transportation.

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Many transportation options serve the neighborhood surrounding Shadyside Commons.

  • The Port Authority of Allegheny County has multiple city routes with stops convenient to Shadyside Commons.
  • The #71C and #500 bus stops are within walking distance to Shadyside Commons with convenient rides to Oakland and downtown Pittsburgh.
  • Amtrak rail service is available nearby at the station on Liberty Avenue, a 10-minute cab ride from Shadyside Commons.


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