Alive With Culture
Pittsburgh’s Shadyside Neighborhood
In a city built on steel but driven by culture, Shadyside Commons is located in the vibrant Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Whether you are a single student, young professional, part of a growing family, or an empty-nester, the location of our 1- and 2-bedroom apartment rentals have a lot to offer. We are just blocks away from many great colleges and universities and several of Pittsburgh’s great elementary and college preparatory schools are available for our youngest residents. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) provides quality healthcare for the region and our residents love that it’s less than a mile away. Take advantage of the great outdoor spaces, numerous parks, fun activities, museums and more that call the Shadyside neighborhood home—check out some popular points of interest below. Contact us and schedule a tour today at Shadyside Commons.
Students & Professionals
Looking for an apartment near University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Carnegie Mellon University, or the University of Pittsburgh Medical College? Shadyside Commons makes a great home for students and employees at many of Pittsburgh’s colleges. If you work for one of Shadyside Commons’ recognized Preferred Employers, you may qualify for a reduced security deposit and waived application fee when you sign a lease. Located just one block from public transit, many universities are only a short ride away, making our apartments a great student housing option for Pittsburgh’s students.
Old Quaker Building
|3514 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA||T: 215.222.2233|
A: 3514 Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104
|2027 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA||T: 215.854.0729|
A: 2027-31 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
|117 N 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA||T: 215.854.0729|
A: 117 North 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
The Lofts at Logan View
|1666 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA||T: 215.569.9625|
A: 1666 Callowhill Street Philadelphia, PA 19130
Packard Motor Car Building
|317 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA||T: 215.351.0930|
A: 317 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
|231 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA||T: 215.351.1535|
A: 231 N 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
|33 Letitia St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA||T: 215.351.1535|
A: 33 S. Letitia Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
|106 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA||T: 215.351.1535|
A: 106 S. Front Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
|300 E Evans St, West Chester, PA 19380, USA||T: 610.431.2864|
A: 300 E. Evans Street West Chester, PA 19380
|401 Amberson Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA||T: 412.683.9101|
A: 401 Amberson Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15232
The Shadyside neighborhood is described by VisitPittsburgh.com as “Upscale hip. Earthy undertones. Savvy style with modish sensibilities and an academic-fringe factor.” Here, you’ll find a mix of affluent families, young professionals, artists, musicians, and students.
Easy Access to Shadyside’s Best Shopping
There are plenty of unique shopping options nearby, from practical to artsy. Known for it’s galleries, vintage clothing stores, and restaurants, Ellsworth Avenue is only 1 block from our apartments. Plus Pittsburgh’s popular Walnut Street—a street packed with pharmacies, beauty shops, and upscale boutiques—is located just one half mile from your front door.
Points of Interest in Pittsburgh, PA
The History of Shadyside
The Shadyside neighborhood was named in honor of a 19th-century Pennsylvania Railroad station in the area. Shadyside is situated in the East End of Pittsburgh and home to more than 13,000 residents. It is a place where unique boutiques mingle with mainstream businesses and historic homes fill tree-lined streets steps from culinary delights and hip community events.
Our apartments for rent in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh fit in perfectly. Shadyside Commons was formerly a family hardware business. Our building was constructed in 1903 and in each of our apartment rentals you’ll find features like exposed brick, impressive arches, and detailed cornices to match the history and unique culture of the Shadyside neighborhood.
Alex and Ani
Roberta Weissburg Leathers
Whole Foods Market
Dining and Entertainment
Church Brew Works
West Penn Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Kraft Heinz Company
University of Pittsburgh
Carnegie Mellon University
Alcoa Corporate Center