Five minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, Squirrel Hill combines tree lined residential streets, a bustling business district, internationally recognized educational institutions, and two large public parks. Squirrel Hill is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the Pittsburgh region and home to many authentic eateries as well as over 1100 acres of parks for its residents and visitors to enjoy.
Cultured. Laid Back. Family Oriented. Commuter Friendly.
The name “Squirrel Hill” may have been given to the area by the Native Americans who lived in its vicinity. The first recorded house was built in 1760 by Ambrose Newton and is still standing today.