City of Asylum

  • Hours: Bookstore: M-Su: 12-6; Office hours: M-F: 9-5
  • 40 W. North Ave
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Phone: 412-435-1110
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City of Asylum creates a thriving community for writers, readers and neighbors. Its cultural center, Alphabet City, features cultural events and a bookstore showcasing literature in translation.

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  • ADA Accessible

City of Asylum
9 Reviews
Cultural Center

Latest Review

Arlene M.
This review is limited only to the bookstore. I did not get the opportunity to check out the entire neighborhood. While I was dining at Brugge on North I...

Sue T.
Beautiful space and an even more beautiful mission. I had the privilege of being able to attend a workshop at Alphabet City. I was wowed beginning the...

Dezeree H.
I enjoyed the book shop that had many books in translation that I haven't seen elsewhere. Definitely a unique contribution to Pittsburgh's book scene.