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Find a hub of commerce at the eastern gateway to Pittsburgh in Monroeville. Home to 11 brand name hotels and all the big-name stores, this bustling suburb is located just off the Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 57. Known for its diverse array of restaurants - from historic to ethnic. Pleasure your palate at an old-fashioned American restaurant and brewery or with savory Indian cuisine, and head to renowned Moio's Italian Bakery for dessert. Work it all off at the fine shops at Monroeville Mall and then attend a function at the Monroeville Convention Center. 

The Vibe

Bustling. Diversified. Recreational. Superbly suburban. 

The List

  1. Find the latest fashions at Monroeville Mall or the 1950s-style Miracle Mile Shopping Center
  2. Dine at Rivertown Pour House, a local legend with great eats and pineapple beer
  3. Experience the Club Sport and Health, the largest of its kind east of the Mississippi
  4. Attend an event at the Monroeville Convention Center, known for hosting large public shows
  5. Visit the distinctive Old Stone Church, an historic landmark

The Name

In 1820, Joel Monroe, a cousin of President John Monroe, settled in a small hamlet east of Pittsburgh. Later, he sold off small lots of his 125-acre land and encouraged commerce. In 1851, the community was granted its own post office, which was named after Monroe. 

One More Thing

Monroeville Mall was the setting for George Romero's 1978 zombie movie, "Dawn of the Dead."

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