City Living

Downtown Pittsburgh is in the midst of a booming renaissance. Diverse people are moving into the city, from students to empty nesters, business executives to artists. Pittsburgh is repeatedly in the news as among the most livable and affordable metropolises. The number of restaurants, hotels, and residences in the Downtown area has skyrocketed, while still maintaining the charm and uniqueness of Pittsburgh. Never has it been a better time to come explore Downtown, and discover the benefits of living in such a dynamic atmosphere.


Things To Do


Think Pittsburgh is just steel and bridges? Travel + Leisure has named Pittsburgh one of its best places to travel in 2016.  Visit the Warhol, or meet a feathery friend at the National Aviary. Quack it up on a Just Ducky TourVisit Pittsburgh provides an excellent source for things to do around the city. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership offers information and seasonal events in Downtown.




Pittsburgh was named the top food city in 2015 by Zagat. With a wide variety of restaurants catering to trends and classic fare, there are choices for every palate. For a list of restaurants in the city, check out Visit Pittsburgh.

Restaurants near Market Square Place:
Revel + Roost
Earth Inspired Salads
Hello Bistro
Il Pizzaiolo
Diamond Market Bar and Grille
The Original Oyster House
The Yard
Primanti Bros.
Nola on the Square
Noodles and Company
Bluebird Kitchen


Culture, Nightlife & Entertainment


Downtown is no longer stagnant after 5 p.m. Experience the culture and people who define Downtown. Attend a show in the Cultural District, or head to the Arcade Comedy Theater  for a laugh. Dance all night at Howl at the Moon, then grab a drink at Revel + Roost or Olive or Twist. Try your luck at the Rivers Casino, nearby on Pittsburgh's North Shore.