Shadyside

Population: 11,758

Median Household Income: $52,819.00

Median Home Value: $649,246.00

What can be said of Shadyside that can’t be said about affluent communities in any metropolitan area? This is one of Pittsburgh’s premier locations for shopping and dining, home to retail boutiques, nationally branded stores, and the most palatial residential architecture our fair city has to offer. Blending the swagger of urban chic style with a quiet sophistication unique to Pittsburgh, Shadyside will cater to your cosmopolitan side while charming you with its intimate neighborhood aesthetic. From tasteful, quaint row homes to opulent stone mansions, Shadyside architecture is a cut above the rest in this part of the world.

Rated the best neighborhood in America for millennials by Niche Magazine, Shadyside is a gem in the landscape of Pittsburgh communities. Slightly above the citywide average household income, this neighborhood boasts world-class shopping and nightlife, and a wide range of dining options from white tablecloth establishments to some of the city’s finest pizzerias. Salons, spas, and boutiques on Walnut Street are flanked on all sides by handsome residential streets comprising some of the most coveted real estate in Pittsburgh.

A centrally located part of town, Shadyside is minutes away from universities, art galleries, and green spaces like Frick and Schenley Parks. Homes in this part of town are varied in cost, skewing far above the average for this region with many moving for upwards of $600,000. Some of the best private schools available to Pittsburgh are located here, including The Ellis School.

Adjacent Neighborhoods:

Squirrel Hill, East Liberty, Bloomfield, Oakland

 

References:

-Pittsburgh Dept. of City Planning

-2010 US Census Data

-City-Data.com

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