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East Carnegie

West Pittsburgh


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East Carnegie is a small neighborhood located to the southwest of Downtown Pittsburgh. It is bordered by the city neighborhood of Oakwood, and the suburban communities of Carnegie, Crafton, and Green Tree. East Carnegie’s community is rooted in the longevity of its residents, some living there for several generations. The neighborhood is home to the Union Electric Steel Corporation and several strong businesses in the area. Several shopping areas are within close proximity, including that of Robinson Township, accessible by the nearby Parkway West.

Schools

Families in East Carnegie enjoy a variety of educational options. The Pittsburgh Public School District - which was recently named one of the Country's Top Ten Large Urban Districts by GreatSchools.org - offers a mix of neighborhood schools and specialized magnet choices in or near East Carnegie, including:
  • Pittsburgh Westwood PreK-8
  • Pittsburgh Stevens PreK-8
  • Pittsburgh Schaeffer PreK-8
  • Pittsburgh Classical Academy 6-8 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh Langley 9-12
Please visit the Pittsburgh Public Schools website for more information.
If you are interested in private, parochial, or charter school options, please visit the "Education" section of our resource page for links.

Libraries

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest and most respected public library systems in the country. Established by Andrew Carnegie as a public trust in 1895, CLP has 19 locations throughout the City of Pittsburgh. Neighbors in East Carnegie enjoy these branches:
  • Sheraden Library
  • West End Library
For more information about the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, visit their website.

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