"America's Most Livable City"
The city of Pittsburgh has recently been voted "America's Most Livable City" by both Forbes.com and The Economist of London. The Huffington Post also voted Pittsburgh among the 43 Prettiest Cities in the World. Come to Pittsburgh and see for yourself!
offers a wonderful combination of 'big city' advantages and choices
and 'small town' atmosphere and friendliness. It is a cosmopolitan
business and cultural center. It is the home of major companies
in the field of manufacturing, banking and software, as well as
several professional sports teams and ten college-level institutions.
The city's entertainment district includes symphonies, opera, ballet
and theatre in addition to a wide range of music types, including
jazz, disco, rock and folk.
At the same
time, Pittsburgh's many different neighborhoods give the feeling
of life in a small town, as you get to know the local parks, shops
and neighbors you meet at the bus stop. Pittsburgh is a place that
many international students and visitors call their second home.
areas for skiing, hiking, camping and boating are within a one or
two-hour drive from the University. Pittsburgh
is easily accessible by air, rail, bus, and car - it is close enough
to visit New York, Niagara Falls, Washington DC, and Atlantic City
during term breaks and on weekends.
A non-profit organization that welcomes and supports new international residents to the city of Pittsburgh by planning cultural and social activities, sporting events and networking opportunities.
| Cool Pittsburgh
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out about all of Pittsburgh's honors, awards, and rankings, as well as things to do in Pittsburgh and fun facts about our city
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City of Pittsburgh web site with information about events and
services provided by the city government of Pittsburgh
weather, sports, events, and restaurant information
the city's newspapers for local and national news
information from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh