Welcome to Mt. Washington

Formerly known as “Coal Hill”, Mt. Washington is located across the Monongahela River from Downtown Pittsburgh. Mt. Washington is home to gorgeous views of the city, hiking trails, and a variety of restaurants.

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walkable, hiking, parks, eclectic, diverse, young professionals, city views, red-bricks, single-family homes


Commute Times
Pittsburgh International Airport 21m by car
Downtown Pittsburgh 28m by train, 10m by car
University of Pittsburgh 11m by car
East to West Craighead Street to Saw Mill Run Blvd
North to South P.J. McArdle Roadway to Southern Ave
Nearby Neighborhoods Allentown, South Side Flats, Downtown

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Named after the nation’s first president, historic Mt. Washington is known for its panoramic views of Pittsburgh and buzzing restaurant scene.

Historically, the mount’s outlook offered a strategic view point for early settlers during the many battles that were fought for control of the region. Mt. Washington now offers many observation decks so you can take in views of the city skyline and surrounding area.

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What to expect:
The lively neighborhood's scenic parks and recreational activity offerings.

Located directly south of Downtown Pittsburgh, right across the Monongahela River, you’ll find a neighborhood with a business district, parks, and recreational areas. The popular Emerald View Park is 257-acres and contains the historic parks of Olympia Park, Mount Washington Park and Grandview Park. Each offers playgrounds, hiking, dog parks, and amazing views.

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The lifestyle:
Young professionals and blossoming families enjoy incredible walkability and amazing dining options.

Locals enjoy the thriving restaurant scene on Grandview Avenue’s Restaurant Row, home to upscale seafood and Italian restaurants and fantastic views. Shiloh Street offers a set of more casual restaurants. The walkability of Mt. Washington is unmatched as many consider it a dog-walkers paradise.

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Unexpected appeal:
Perfectly positioned with close proximity to downtown while maintaining a suburban feel.

Mt. Washington residents enjoy the strategic location of the neighborhood. Whether they are commuting to work or going out on a Saturday night, residents can easily access popular nearby areas.

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The market:
Mt. Washington has a vast range of homes, from restored 1900’s abodes to red-bricks of the 1950’s to modern new construction.

Mt. Washington offers a wide variety of residences. Million dollar modern mansions and condos are just blocks from modest single family households and row homes.

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You'll fall in love with:
The phenomenal views of the Pittsburgh skyline from the top of Mt. Washington.

Mt. Washington offers incredible panoramic views of the city of Pittsburgh and the surrounding region. USA Today even named the nighttime view from Mt. Washington as one of the top 10 Most Beautiful Places in America. One can access the observation decks by riding the Monongahela Incline or the Duquesne Incline, or by driving.

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