Rich in history with a strong sense of community, the North Side and North Shore offers an inviting environment in which to live, work and play. Working closely with local and regional agencies, the North Side/North Shore provides useful information to companies looking to relocate, expand current business, or looking for funding and government programs.
Accessible by all major roadways, including Interstate 279, Routes 28 and 65, and most of the downtown bridges, the North Side is an easy commute. The North Side/North Shore is home to premiere tourist attractions, scores of fine dining and friendly neighborhood pubs, two professional sports teams, quaint inns, world-renowned museums and galleries, lush public parks, outstanding health care and educational institutions, major corporate headquarters, houses of worship of all denominations, stately dwellings, national historic neighborhoods, Victorian architecture and notable landmarks.
A tapestry of old and new, the North Side/North Shore cherishes its history while embracing the future. The North Side is home to over eighteen unique neighborhoods – including several growing business districts that provide all the amenities of urban life with the neighborly feel of a small community. So whether you are looking for a Fortune 500 company or a quaint neighborhood restaurant, letter the North Side/North Shore Chamber of Commerce point you in the right direction.
Pittsburgh's oldest park, Allegheny Commons, dates to 1867 when it was designed to provide "breathing places" for the citizens of what was then the sooty city of Allegheny.
"Just across the river from Pittsburgh’s Cultural District and next to the new North Shore, you’ll find Deutschtown, also known as East Allegheny." Learn more from this November 29, 2008, article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: East Allegheny residents taking neighborhood to new heights
Located on Pittsburgh’s North Side, in the heart of the former City of Allegheny, the Mexican War Streets is designated both federally and by the City of Pittsburgh as a historic Victorian-era district, plotted out in 1848 after the Mexican-American War.
A guide to various businesses and organizations in the Northside from the Northside Cultural Collaborative.
A promotional site for getting people to live, work and invest in the Northside.
March 18, 2012: This series compares the retail areas of Pittsburgh neighborhoods from 1930 to 1960 to 2012.
An article by Jen Saffron from the Wednesday, January 13, 2010 issue.
A handy website for those visiting or living in the area