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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to nursing homes. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 nursing homes in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Nursing Homes near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Schenley Gardens

3890 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Schenley Gardens, Pittsburgh's Premier Senior Living Community, is conveniently located in the heart of Pittsburgh and offers breathtaking and panoramic views of the city. Schenley Gardens has perfected the art of gracious living. Personal assistance is available for a variety of activities of...

Holy Family Manor

301 Nazareth Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15229

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We are a state-certified personal care facility, with capacity to serve 42 Personal Care residents and 12 Memory Care residents, in addition to our 12-unit Sisters Wing. Rooted by the CHFM Mission inspired by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, our staff and volunteers welcome and...

Juniper Village at Forest Hills

107 Fall Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15221

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Juniper Village at Forest Hills is a beautiful personal care community conveniently located off the Parkway East at the Forest Hills exit, just 10 minutes east of Pittsburgh. This elegant community features many varied suite sizes and types and a specialized dementia unit. Our community boasts a...

Rosewood of the Ohio Valley

814 Chartiers Ave, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

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Rosewood of the Ohio Valley prides itself on providing exceptional care at an affordable rate. Rosewood of the Ohio Valley provides personal care services as well as memory care services. Our memory care floor is over 12,000 square feet and is created to enhance sensory needs with colorful...

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Locust Grove

4043 Irene St, West Mifflin, PA 15122

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Locust Grove Senior Living was beautifully renovated in 2014 to offer state of the art personal care and memory care. Our outstanding and professional 24/7 care offers a full range of amenities ranging from medication management to delicious meals and everything in between. Residents at Locust...

Anthology of McCandless

8651 Carey Lane, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Northland Heights

4859 McKnight Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Atria McCandless (Opening Fall 2020)

8870 Duncan Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Now pre-leasing and opening fall 2020 in Pittsburgh, Atria McCandless will be a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. Conveniently located near McCandless Crossing, the community will offer what you are...

Sunrise of McCandless

900 Lincoln Club Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Sunrise of McCandless is located in the beautiful city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We are close to hospitals, shopping Malls and all needed amenities. Our services include personal care, focusing on the individual needs of our residents. Our friendly staff is always ready to assist you in a...

Harbour Senior Living of South Hills

1320 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care in a beautiful home-like environment. Guided by our mission statement, Harbour of South Hills offers families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living services. From...

Baptist Homes

489 Castle Shannon Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15234

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Asbury Heights

700 Bower Hill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15243

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For more than a century, Asbury Heights has been a leading continuing care retirement community with a focus on improving the lives of older adults in southwestern Pennsylvania. Through its Living Well at Asbury initiative, older adults receive the benefits of evidence-based practices combined...

Overlook Green Senior Living

5250 Meadowgreen Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

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We welcome you to find out more about our community, which centers on a commitment to individual needs. Our goal is to celebrate your independence and, at the same time, provide the amount of daily assistance that you require. All this happens in an atmosphere that is specially designed for your...

The Sheridan at Bethel Park NOW OPEN

2000 Cool Springs Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15234

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Paramount Senior Living at Bethel Park

5785 Baptist Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

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Paramount Senior Living has been serving the older adult population for over 20 years. Paramount provides quality healthcare in an upscale environment. Paramount has a commitment to provide its residents excellence in service and to enrich their quality of life. Bethel Park is licensed for 125...

Paramount Senior Living at South Hills

100 Knoedler Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

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Merryheart is a 90 unit apartment building dedicated to serving our senior population. We provide 3 home cooked meals each day, weekly housekeeping and linen service. Three scheduled activities per day and a 24/7 emergency system. In house communion service every Sunday. We are located near...

The Pines of Mt. Lebanon

1537 Washington Rd, Mt Lebanon, PA 15228

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At The Pines of Mount Lebanon we balance the unique small-town persona of Mt. Lebanon with the active qualities of city living. Our Senior Living and Memory Care communities enjoy the fusion of both in all aspects of the lifestyle and community experience. Our gorgeous outdoor floral gardens and...

Senior Care Plaza

624 Lysle Blvd, McKeesport, PA 15132

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Senior Care Plaza is a 75 bed personal care home at the "front door" of McKeesport.  Where " CARE " is our middle name, we believe in caring for the whole person: body, mind, and spirit.  We pride ourselves in providing quality care for an affordable rate.  We welcome you to tour our facility. ...

Sunrise of Upper St. Clair

500 Village Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15241

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Sunrise Senior Living of Upper St. Clair provides seniors with a caring community to live in and call home. This community is located in the busy city of Pittsburgh, PA. Pittsburgh is a part of Allegheny County, and it offers much to do and see. Guests of our residents will enjoy checking out the...

Harbour Assisted Living/Monroeville

2589 Mosside Boulevard, Monroeville, PA 15146

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized nationally for both quality and innovation. Harbour Assisted Living and Memory Care/Monroeville affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Apple Blossom

125 Apple Blossom Way, Coraopolis, PA 15108

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Tapestry Senior Living Moon Township

550 Cherrington Parkway, Moon Twp, PA 15108

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AT MOON TOWNSHIP, IT’S ALL ABOUT YOUTapestry Senior Living knows that you are a unique person with a rich story. You have particular wants and needs — that doesn’t change whether you live in a house, memory care neighborhood, assisted living apartment, treehouse or igloo. The great news for...

The Waters of Wexford

210 Fowler Rd, Wexford, PA 15090

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The Waters of WexfordA NEW SENIOR COMMUNITYThe Waters of Wexford is now open and accepting residents. The community features 143 apartment homes within an elegantly designed 4-story building. Residents can experience a full service restaurant, café, salon and wellbeing studio. With wellbeing at...

Friendship Village - South Hills a CCRC (Now Open)

1290 Boyce Rd, Upper Saint Clair, PA 15241

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Friendship Village of South Hills, a continuing care retirement community located in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania. Celebrating our 35 year of enriching the lives of seniors, Friendship Village of South Hills has recently achieved "Certified Center for Successful Aging" status. We are one of only...

Paramount Senior Living of Peters Township

240 Cedar Hill Dr., Canonsburg, PA 15317

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Atria at Cranberry Woods (Opening Winter 2020)

3020 Fairport Ln, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066

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Now pre-leasing and opening winter 2020 in Cranberry Township, Atria at Cranberry Woods will be a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. With convenient access to Cranberry Commons, the community will offer...

Magnolia Place of Saxonburg

100 Bella Ct, Saxonburg, PA 16056

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As of February 20, 2020 Magnolia Place of Saxonburg is under new local ownership and management.Located in the quaint Borough of Saxonburg and inspired by its deep roots and charm, Magnolia Place of Saxonburg blends assisted care and services with tradition and a bridge through time for those in...

Newhaven Court at Lindwood

100 Freedom Way, Greensburg, PA 15601

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania is a beautiful place to live, offering old world charm with modern amenities. If you have been considering finding a place for your loved one to stay, you need look no further than New Haven Court at Lindwood. Located within the city, we pride ourselves on being able to...

Newhaven Court at Clearview

100 Newhaven Lane, Butler, PA 16001

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Newhaven Court at Clearview An Assisted Living Community that offers a cozy and home-like atmosphere, combined with a service package with the Royal Touch.

Elmcroft of Chippewa

104 Pappan Business Dr, Beaver Falls, PA 15010

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Lease in December and lock in your rate! Enjoy no increases to your monthly rate until 2022We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always.We are...

Brookdale Latrobe

500 Brouwers Drive, Lawson Heights, PA 15650

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Located in a valley surrounded by the scenic Laurel Mountains with great views of the countryside, we have both personal care home and memory care all on one campus, so you’ll have the care you need when you need it.  Here you have the freedom to experiment with new hobbies, re-ignite your sense...

Northview Estates

945 Border Ave, Ellwood City, PA 16117

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Northview Estates is an assisted living facility in Ellwood City, PA. Northview Estates offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers. Being able to chat with...

Melody Manor

413 North McKean Street, Kittanning, PA 16201

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Melody Manor Personal Care Home was started 27 years ago and has been family owned and operated since then. We are a 43 bed facility offering semi-private and private rooms. Each room is decorated in a style that offers warmth and comfort. We have trained and qualified staff members that work...

Rhodes Estates

318 Rhodes Place, New Castle, PA 16101

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Rhodes Estates is a senior living community in New Castle, PA. Our amenities are close to a river and a park, both of which contribute to the tranquility that makes our center a paradise to both the visitors and senior residents. We have the goal to promote the quality of life for people with...

Wickshire Poland

335 West Mckinley Way, Poland, OH 44514

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Harmony at Morgantown

50 Harmony Dr, Morgantown, WV 26505

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Welcome to Harmony at MorgantownIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Morgantown, West Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services...

Park Vista

1216 5th Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44504

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Park Vista, A Youngstown Tradition—Redefined!Park Vista has provided services to the Youngstown Community for over 70 years. Our 5-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services was a direct result of our focus on patient care in all programs. When experience matters, Park...

Harmony House Manor

601 Lamberd Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15904

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Situated in Johnstown, Pennsylvania Harmony House Manor senior living community is a haven of peace and tranquility. It is located in a safe area that is ideal for seniors. It is also located near Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital which is a top notch hospital in Pennsylvania. The residents...

Stone Creek Assisted Living and Memory Care

1280 S. Sawburg Road, Alliance, OH 44601

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Come visit Stone Creek where "It’s all about living!” Our assisted living continues to redefine the concept of senior living, with regular updates and enhancements designed to meet the ever-changing needs of our residents.Stone Creek offers a modern campus and resort-style amenities with private...

Home Away From Home Assisted Living Center

Rt 3 Box 254, Grafton, WV 26354

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Nestled within the beauty of the WV Mountains in Grafton, WV, Home Away From Home Assisted Living Center maintains a peaceful, caring atmosphere in a down home setting. Our fully renovated apartments foster a community-oriented family-like ambiance along with our community living area. Although...

The Gables of Canton

3660 Greentree Ave SW, Canton, OH 44706

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The Gables of Canton is deeply committed to fostering growth and innovation in senior living. Our senior living communities promote wellness and provide a safer, more enjoyable social home with full- service amenities. It is our mission to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of...

Allay Senior Care Of Meyers Lake

3328 13th street NW, Canton, OH 44708

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Allay is a safe, secure facility designed for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Allay was established in 1996 with the addition of new building in 2014. Each building offers 16 private rooms in a smaller home-like environment, perfect for those with memory impairment. Our large secure...

Canton Regency

4515 22nd St NW, Canton, OH 44708

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Kick off the good life at Canton Regency, an Independent Living community in Canton, Ohio, that offers weekly happy hours, courtesy transportation and some of the most desired amenities around. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically,...

The Landing of Canton

4550 Hills & Dales Road NW, Canton, OH 44708

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We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a...

Vista Veranda

141 Chestnut Hill Drive, Ravenna, OH 44266

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Vista Veranda provides both assisted living and memory care for those with Alzheimer's or other dementias. We are located at the north end of the small town of Ravenna in northeastern Ohio. We are a small single level community with many amenities and services to offer seniors in our area.Our...

Sanctuary Grande

850 Applegrove St NE, North Canton, OH 44720

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At Sanctuary Grande in North Canton, we nurture lives filled with vitality, friendship, and plenty of activity. Our location is perfect, convenient to shopping and leisure activities in a beautiful setting, is a perfect match to our unique approach to independent senior living, assisted living,...

Danbury in Massillon

2550 University Drive SE, Massillon, OH 44646

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At Danbury in Massillon, we nurture lives filled with vitality, friendship, and plenty of activity. Our location, convenient to shopping and leisure activities in a beautiful setting, is a perfect match to our unique approach to independent senior living, assisted living, and memory care...

Harmony at White Oaks

2025 White Oaks Blvd, Bridgeport, WV 26330

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Welcome to Harmony at White OaksAssisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Bridgeport, West Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and supplies needed to...

Gables of Green

2045 Franks Pkwy, Uniontown, OH 44685

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GreenView Assisted Living

4000 Massillon Rd, Uniontown, OH 44685

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The GreenView Inn at Town Center is designed as a premier senior assisted living residence. With the finest in amenities and personal services, GreenView offers gracious living and unparalleled opportunities for our residents. Our goal at GreenView is to fulfill our resident's individual need and...

Nursing Homes in Cities Near You

Learn More About Nursing Homes in Pittsburgh, PA

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

For this type of elder care, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Pittsburgh, PA

The median monthly cost of a private room in a Pittsburgh nursing home is about $10,889, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of Pennsylvania is around $10,403, according to Genworth.

Learn More About Pittsburgh, PA

Cost of Living

Pittsburgh is a very affordable city when compared to other cities of the same size. Overall, the cost of living index is 12 points lower than the national average which is rated at 100. Pittsburgh also has a very affordable median rent compared to other U.S. cities.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexHealth careMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate taxSales tax8810186$81815.7%$108,716$44,092The top inheritance tax rate is 15 percent and there is no exemption threshold6%

Local Hospitals

The availability of quality medical communities in a region can be an important factor for many seniors in deciding on a place to live. Pittsburgh is a major metropolitan area, and as such, offers many options for medical care. There are at least 12 general hospitals that service the emergency needs of the city. The highest-rated hospitals in the Pittsburgh area are:

  • St. Clair Hospital – An independent 329-bed acute care community located in Pittsburgh, St. Clair Hospital employs 600 physicians and offers a variety of specialties to provide a lifetime of care needs. In 2019, the hospital was awarded a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which is their highest rating offered
  • UPMC Passavant – Functioning under the umbrella of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC Passavant consists of two related branches serving the communities of Pittsburgh’s northern suburbs. Between the two communities are 400 board-certified physicians focusing on 22 different specialties
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital – Also known as West Penn Hospital, Western Pennsylvania Hospital is Pittsburgh’s oldest hospital and has been in operation since 1848. A member of the Allegheny Health Network, the hospital features 361 private beds and has been rated among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation for patient safety in the categories of overall hospital care, overall surgical care, and general surgery

Weather and Climate

Pittsburgh has a humid subtropical type of climate. The city lies at the northern edge of the humid subtropical region and is known to have four distinct seasons, including cold, snowy winters and surprisingly pleasant summers, which on the extremes can tend toward the hot and humid. On average, the humidity level for Pittsburgh is roughly 68%. Humidity levels are highest during the month of December at around 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low72°F84°F (July)60°F (July)32°F43°F (December)22°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating60 (Moderate)76 in the month of December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallInclement weather4”5” (June)28”Floods

Demographics and Values

Located near the Great Lakes and right along the path of America’s “Rust Belt,” Pittsburgh has earned a reputation as a blue-collar town. Over the years the city has been home to various industries, namely steel and coal, and the values of the city often tend to reflect its working-class history.

Simultaneously, Pittsburgh is very much a modern city with modern ideals and a bustling culture. Home to the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, a private research university specializing in art, science, and engineering, the city is also known for its academic background.

As with any major American city with its fair share of history, Pittsburgh is home to a vibrant and diverse community. The city is large and welcoming enough that people from all walks of life feel comfortable there. Politically, Pennsylvania is often described as a “swing state,” and Pittsburgh’s preferences can vary from those who prefer more traditional conservative values, a desire for change and modernity, solidarity around workers’ rights, or a combination of each.

2016 Presidential Election for Allegheny county

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party55.94%39.48%4.58%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend1,715,297302,4072,108 people per square mileDecreasing at a rate of -0.22%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3326%10%6%5%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree27%42%20%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more5.7%23.2%3.1%0.2%<1%64.8%3.5%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens11,898327

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans7%63%14%22%6%7%

Pittsburgh is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Famed industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie was not born in Pittsburgh, but his influence on the city’s steel industry is what helped earn him his fortune, much of which he invested back into the area’s community. As a result, many local buildings and landmarks bear his name, perhaps most notably the Carnegie Museums, a grouping of 4 public collections of exhibits.

The Carnegie Museum of Art, founded in 1895 and one of the earliest modern art museums in the country, continues today focusing on works by contemporary artists and those who, historically, have been ahead of the curve. The collection also houses photographic exhibits as well as examples of international art spanning the late 17th century to today. One of the most notable alumni of Carnegie-Mellon University, then the Carnegie Institute of Technology, was celebrated pop artist Andy Warhol, who has his own museum under the Carnegie banner. The Andy Warhol Museum of Pittsburgh showcases the life and works of the Pittsburgh-born “rock star” artist of the 20th century. Also under the Carnegie museum umbrella is the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, containing 230 dinosaur objects including a complete tyrannosaurus rex skeleton, various depictions of animal history from throughout the world, as well as exhibits of human history including early Native American artifacts and a collection of art and objects from ancient Egypt. And lastly, the Carnegie Science Center earns the distinction of being the most visited museum in Pittsburgh. It houses a planetarium, a miniature replica of a Western Pennsylvania railroad which has been on display for 50 years, as well as the USS Requin, a World War II submarine docked as a permanent exhibition.

For a nice afternoon stroll, the Phipps Conservatory located in Schenley Park is a must-see Pittsburgh destination. Built in 1893 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Phipps Conservatory features 14 rooms of gardens and exotic plants, including ferns, orchids, palms, and a sunken garden. The main building itself is a sight to behold — a stunning greenhouse built in beautiful Victorian style. If you prefer a more vibrant and lively setting, visit The Strip District. A popular tourist destination, The Strip District is an area bustling with food vendors, art, shopping, and more, and makes for a fun and exciting day of activity.

Transportation

Pittsburgh is known to have a very reliable public transportation system, which is operated by the Port Authority. It consists of a bus service, light rail system, and scenic incline, providing a fun way to view the city as well as scale Mount Washington. All options cover a large portion of the city and span a wide schedule, operating from early morning hours and often running until midnight or later. Discounted fares are offered to disabled persons and people 65 years of age and above. The Port Authority also operates ACCESS Paratransit, which provides door-to-door transportation services for seniors as well as people with disabilities who are unable to utilize the bus system.

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