A vibrant community with a unique history make this up-and-comer worth visiting.

Six miles from Downtown Pittsburgh sits the bustling Carnegie borough. Enjoy a walk along Main Street and explore shops and restaurants reflecting the diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds of the community.

The Vibe

Cute, eclectic, diverse and totally walkable. 

The List

  1. Start your day at Carnegie Coffee Company for an authentic European cafe experience.
  2. Spend the afternoon shopping local at shops along main street like Country Chic Sisters BoutiqueMODERN mercantile PGH and The Shoppe Along the Way.
  3. Get glammed up for a night on the town at Glam Earth Organic Beauty Boutique & Spa.
  4. Find the perfect one-of-a-kind piece for your living room or office at Abandoned Pittsburgh Art Gallery or Firebox Art Studios.
  5. Unwind with a tasting of locally made Mead and Wine at Apis Mead and Winery.

The Name

The borough was named after Andrew Carnegie in return for his gift of both Carnegie High School which he had built and the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall which he had built and endowed, and which still keeps watch over the community from its perch atop Library Hill today.

One More Thing

On the second Friday of each month, get into the action at the Carnegie Crawl 5pm-9pm.

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