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? You'll be surprised to find art, cultural and sporting attractions just steps from your door. Visit the Warhol, or meet a feathery friend at the National Aviary. Visit Pittsburgh provides an excellent source for things to do around the city. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership offers information and seasonal events in Downtown.




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
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. Grab dinner with friends at Revel + Roost or catch a drink at Olive or Twist. Try your luck at the Rivers Casino, nearby on Pittsburgh's North Shore.