Places with built-ins and natural light are in the spotlight this month.
As always, we’ve also prioritized places with walkable neighborhoods, public transit access, and character (no plain cookie-cutter apartments), all in an effort to make apartment hunting suck less.
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. Sign up here to have our guide emailed to you each month by providing your email and selecting “follow this.”
Here are seven Pittsburgh apartments worth your time (and money) right now.
1 bedroom, $855 per month
The mod design in this East Liberty apartment is worth a look. Beyond the architectural style, it’s got a functional kitchen, lots of windows and a spacious layout.
Located at the edge of East Liberty, there’s plenty of public transit access, and it’s within walking distance of just about everything you could need.
So stately.Courtesy of IKOS
1 bedroom, $900 per month
This apartment balances new updates with old character. In the kitchen, find a fresh butcher block counter. In the living room, don’t miss the ornate hearth.
It’s just under a mile from the Allegheny T station.
A darling duplex in Wilkinsburg.Courtesy of Lobos Management
This cozy living room is begging for a comfy couch, a coffee table, and a board game night. Original hardwood floors and built-ins amp up the charm factor here.
If you use public transit, it’s close to the 61A, 71, 71C, and P71. Or if you drive, it’s near the Parkway.
A chef's kitchen.Courtesy of Ikos
2 bedrooms, $1,100 per month
Tucked atop Polish Hill, this recently remodeled two-bedroom features plenty of craftsman molding. In the kitchen, cook on granite countertops. In the bathroom, shower in a spa-like shower stall.
It’s located steps from West Penn Park and the Herron Avenue busway stop.
2 bedrooms, $1,100 per month
For a two-bedroom in Squirrel Hill, this is a solid price. Special features include: Colorful tiling, built-in bookcases, and detailed moldings. Light cascades into the unit through 15 (!!!) windows.
It’s steps from Chengdu Gourmet, one of the city’s best Chinese restaurants.
Park Bruges is right across the street, so you'll probably eat there all the time, but just in case you want to cook ...Courtesy of listing agent
1 bedroom, $1,520 per month
Directly across the street from Park Place Pub and Park Bruges, this one-bedroom loft boasts bamboo floors, granite kitchen counter tops and stainless steel appliances. In muted colors, this place just feels relaxing.
Just want to style these shelves with books and plants.Courtesy of Ikos
2 bedroom, $1,600 per month
The whimsical built-ins framed with stained glass are the showstopper in this two-bedroom. Also look for arched doorways, plenty of light, and a balcony.
Located in the heart of Shadyside, this apartment is walking distance to several grocery stores and plenty of bars and restaurants.