Apartments Near Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Surround yourself in the unique allure of our Pittsburgh apartments at Shadyside Commons. Featuring breathtaking original architecture, our apartments near the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts exude their own artistic and historic flair. The building, a former family hardware business built in 1903, retains its charm through exposed brick elements, impressive arches, and detailed cornices. As a lover of the arts, you’ll appreciate our expertly manicured and tranquil grounds paired with a stunning lobby and artistic touches throughout.

When you’re not admiring the inviting ambiance of your new home, head to the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, located just 1.5 miles from Shadyside Commons. Established in 1945, the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is a community arts campus offering education programs and contemporary art exhibitions. The campus consists of several buildings with the Marshall building and Scaife building the core of the center. The Marshall building houses the center’s galleries which “exhibit the work of prominent and emerging contemporary artists in gallery, cinema, and public settings.” The Scaife building is home to the center’s school which offers arts education programs for children and adults.

If art is your thing, our apartments near Pittsburgh Center for the Arts put you in the perfect place to not only enjoy the center’s rotating exhibits but take part in the city’s annual Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street. Each August this show welcomes more than 140 artists to come and display their work along Walnut Street in the Shadyside neighborhood. All weekend long you can celebrate the original artwork, chat with artists, and find a handful of unique new pieces to display at your Shadyside Commons apartment.

The neighborhood itself is filled with galleries, museums, and ample opportunity to partake in the arts and culture the city of Pittsburgh offers. From classes and DIY crafts to exhibitions and performance pieces, there’s never a shortage of art to explore in the Steel City.

Contact us today to learn more about our apartments near the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and schedule a tour of your new home!

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Learn More About Shadyside Commons

Contact Shadyside Commons to learn more about our apartment rentals in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh! Call our leasing office at 412-200-7231 to schedule an in-person or virtual apartment tour.


    401 Amberson Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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