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Encyclopedia > Shadyside (Pittsburgh)
Street in Shadyside, 2001.
Street in Shadyside, 2001.

Shadyside is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's east city area. It has zip codes of both 15232 and 15206, and has representation on Pittsburgh City Council by the council member for District 8 (East Central Neighborhoods). Image File history File links Street_in_Shadyside_Pittsburgh_PA.jpg‎ Street in Shadyside, a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA, taken June 12, 2001, by jparise, and found at Flickr under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 2. ... Image File history File links Street_in_Shadyside_Pittsburgh_PA.jpg‎ Street in Shadyside, a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA, taken June 12, 2001, by jparise, and found at Flickr under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 2. ... A neighbourhood or neighborhood (see spelling differences) is a geographically localised community located within a larger city or suburb. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ...


Shadyside is home to many of the more upscale stores and boutiques in Pittsburgh including Moda, Coach, and Williams-Sonoma. These stores are located in two corridors; one centers on Ellsworth, the other on Walnut. Walnut has more stores that belong to national chains, including Gap (along with BabyGap, GapKids and GapBody), JCrew, Chico's, Banana Republic, Talbots and United Colors of Benetton. Ellsworth tends to smaller locally owned business, including Eons (a vintage store), Gallerie Chiz (a art gallery), and Club Havana.


Although bordering East Liberty, Shadyside's defined borders include the south shopping district along Centre Avenue. Trader Joe's, Whole Foods and other national retailers are located along this corridor into East Liberty but technically within Shadyside. East Liberty is a predominantly African-American neighborhood in Pittsburghs East End. ...


Shadyside is also home to one of Pittsburgh's premiere independent private schools, Winchester Thurston School and The Ellis School, Pittsburgh's only all-girl pre-K–12. Another neighborhood institution is Shadyside Hospital, a member of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. This article or section reads like an advertisement. ... The Ellis School is an independent, PreK-12 college preparatory school in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is one of the best centers for research and treatment. ...


The neighborhood has a compact layout, which prevents most houses from having garages. Public transportation is available via PAT bus; a busway stop is conveniently located in the neighborhood on Negley Ave between Ellsworth Ave. and Centre Ave.


External links

  • Interactive Pittsburgh Neighborhoods Map
  • Shadyside Action Coalition
  • ThinkShadyside.com

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