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.
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.
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.
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.