Downtown Living

Discover what it's like to live in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Condominiums + Lofts

Downtown Pittsburgh is calling, and more than 3,000 people have answered. With short commutes, breathtaking views and cultural conveniences, Pittsburgh's Downtown attracts young professionals, empty nesters and families alike.

In recent years, Downtown has been the focus of a tremendous amount of residential development. From the new construction of larger condominium projects like 151 First Side and 100 Seventh Street to renovations and the adaptive reuse of buildings like The Pennsylvanian and the Bruno Building, there are many types of spaces available.

Whether you are looking to rent or buy, there is a home for you in the Downtown. To search for available properties, visit the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership as well as Apartment FinderApartments For Rent and Apartment Rental Guide for downtown locations. Or check out the great new places on the North Shore, located just a few moments away from downtown, Pittsburgh. 

Shopping + Dining

Check out great places for shopping, dining and nightlife in Downtown Pittsburgh! Whether you want to grab a casual bite before hitting Downtown's two department stores and hundreds of specialty stores and galleries or you are looking for an elegant evening of fine dining before attending the theater, ballet or symphony, Downtown offers many choices.

To find great places for shopping, dining and nightlife, visit the Relocation Directory or the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for more information.


Detailed information and links to local transportation resources such as driving directions, public transportation, taxi services and more can be found on VisitPittsburgh's Getting Around Town page.

Zipcar is an innovative, economical, and environmentally responsible way to get around Pittsburgh. With a Zipcar account, share access to any of fifty vehicles downtown and in the greater Pittsburgh area. You reserve a car online or by phone; you drive—to a meeting, to run errands, or to hit the lumber yard; and you return to the car's designated parking space, all for one hourly rate that covers gas, premium insurance and 180 free miles. All you pay for is the drive. Zipcar is convenient, affordable, reliable, and great for the planet. Join the transportation revolution that called the "wave of the future."

External Downtown Living Resources

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

Since 1994, the PDP has been marketing Downtown as the premier location to live, work, shop, dine, play, and visit. Formed by Downtown businesses, professionals, civic organizations, foundations, and residents, the PDP fosters a clean, safe, accessible, and vibrant Downtown through a wide range of strategies and advocacy for actions that will strengthen the city, enhance its beauty and vitality and make it a better place for business and pleasure.

Apartment Finder is a tool for searching for apartments for rent in the Pittsburgh area. Map-based and customized searching. Browse apartment communities in real time, with photos, floor plans, and more.

Apartments For Rent offers more than 50,000 apartment community listings nationwide. As a leading internet listing service, gives the apartment seeker an opportunity to choose their next loft, townhouse, condo, efficiency, house, duplex or apartment for rent. Apartment seekers can view property photos, virtual tours, streaming video, detailed floor plans, pricing, e-maps and have instant contact with the leasing agents. Also features a convenient relocation section.

Apartment Rental Guide

Website for the local Pittsburgh Apartment Rental Guide.

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