If you’re moving this summer, we present eight places across the city worth checking out, including a Lawrenceville loft, a historic landmark and a room with a view.
In this monthly installment aimed at making apartment hunting suck less, we search for: Walkable neighborhoods, public transit access and character (no plain cookie-cutter apartments).
Here are eight Pittsburgh apartments worth your time (and money) right now. Get ’em while they’re hot (or while the listings are still up) — and check out last month’s guide, where a few options are still available.
2 bedroom, $800 per month
This newly renovated Wilkinsburg duplex makes good use of symmetrical design in its combination of rectangular and round windows. Also look for a functional kitchen a space age-y curved glass shower. Plus, it’s close to the busway for easy public transit access.
1 bedroom, $1,025 per month
Live in an officially designated historic landmark. This Allegheny West apartment boasts charm around every corner, with craftsman shutters, ornate built-ins, detailed moldings and a cave-like bedroom that’s got to offer the most restful night’s sleep.
2 bedroom, $1,095 per month
Look for good light and a good location at this rowhouse not far from Garfield’s main drag. It also offers a small back patio and off-street parking.
2 bedroom, $1,350 per month
If you’ve ever dreamed of living atop Mount Washington, now is your moment. This two-bedroom features an updated kitchen and hardwood floors, but best of all — a spectacular view of the city. Plus, it’s steps from bars and restaurants and access to the Mon Incline.
All the heart-eye emojis.Courtesy of listing agent
2 bedroom, $1,475
This apartment ticks all the boxes — charm, plenty of space, nice light — but perhaps the best selling point is its spacious garage, which is hard to come by in the city. It’s also super close to the Parkway, so if you’re a Parkway commuter, check this one out.
1 bedroom, $1,700 per month
Sure, it’s a bit pricey, but if you’re looking for a prime Lawrenceville location, it might be worth the splurge to live in this newly renovated loft. With high ceilings and original details, the apartment seamlessly combines modern loft design with a classic feel.
If bright white kitchens are your thing, here you go.Courtesy of listing agent
2 bedroom, $1,740 per month
This apartment has a few things going for it: (1) It’s in a landmarked Art-Deco high rise. (2) With its chandelier and hardwood floors, it’s got charm. (3) It’s on Bigelow, meaning you can easily access Downtown and Oakland.
Lots of good light.Courtesy of listing agent
2 bedroom, $1,950 per month
Live in the heart of Downtown, where you can walk to Point State Park, Market Square, theaters and restaurants. This open-concept apartment mixes modern updates with industrial vibes.