4800 Steubenville Pike
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Phone: (412) 922-6900
Fax: (412) 922-1474
This is a 195-bed facility that has more than 30 specialities, ranging from surgery to kidney dialysis, cosmetic surgery, occupational medicine, emergency medicine and physical rehabilitation. There are also a variety of educational and support programs available to the public.
Beth El Congregation serves the spiritual and religious needs of the Jewish community in South Hills. The synagogue aims to go beyond just being a place of worship, to instead being a social, educational as well as a religious space where the community can congregate. In this regard, the synagogue has numerous programs and organizes numerous events for the benefit of the community. Check website for more information.
Constructed in 1886, Emmanuel Episcopal Church is notable for its unique architecture. The simple facade and exteriors of the church building are a far cry from the often extravagant architecture found on churches from the period. Despite this, the building is noted among architecture enthusiasts its fine brickwork, and is an enduring legacy of the famous architect H.H. Richardson. The church interiors though, are an eye-catching affair, with historic mosaics and beautiful stained glass. Call ahead for information on visiting.
Built in 1895, the magnificent Calvary United Methodist Church is an eye-catching monument, and one of the finest historical churches in the city. The church building, with its striking spires and intricate carving and details is a delight for enthusiasts of classical architecture. The church interiors are no less beautiful, with the restored Tiffany windows demanding your attention. The church houses an active congregation, with regular worship services, community events and outreach ministries. Check website for more information.
Stretching from Hampshire Avenue to Coast Avenue in Pittsburg, Canton Avenue is not a regular pathway. It is in fact, the steepest public street in the United States. Stretching across 630 feet (192), this street couldn't beat New Zealand's Baldwin Street to attain the 'World's Steepest Street' title. Canton Avenue is a cobbled pathway that is a venue for Pittsburgh's annual bike race Dirty Dozen. Cycling upwards on this street may be a herculean task, but do give it a try.
A historic community nestled in the bustling City of Pittsburg, the Chatham Village is certainly a historical area. Evolved in 1930s, Clarence Stein and Henry Wright designed this district. Though targeted to be an affordable housing option, it soon attracted affluent residents owing to the beautiful town plan. It featured in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1998.
Located on the Sampsonia Way in Pittsburgh, City of Asylum serves as a temporary safe house for writers in exile from countries across the world. Here, the writers are offered residence for up to two years, during which the writer can continue writing and express his thoughts. Apart from a temporary residence, the writer benefits from medical coverage, a living stipend and further assistance for permanent exile. During the transition duration, book reading and poetry sessions are held here regularly. In the past, famous writers/ poets like Huang Xiang from China, Khet Mar from Burma and Horacio Castellanos Moya from El Salvador have resided at the City of Asylum. The center is also known for hosting the annual Jazz Poetry Concert in September on the Sampsonia Way. Well known poets like Alexandra Petrova and Sonia Sanchez have participated in the previous editions of the festival.
Finally, an advocate for the canines and other helpless creatures, four legged or not! This organization enforces animal rights and provides abandoned pets a shelter, apart from finding them homes. They take pride in the fact that they are the only no-kill animal shelter in Pittsburgh; euthanasia is not supported. There is a shop too, where you can find accessories for your pet and pet food. Try adopting one of the pets they shelter; and if you don't think you are ready for that yet, you can financially support them with your donations.
The Perry High School is also famously referred as the Perry Traditional Academy or the Pittsburgh Perry High School. The school enrolls students from Grade 9 through Grade 12 and strives hard to impart quality education. For admissions schedule and other details, check website.
The St. Mary of Mercy Parish church has come to be a center of religious activity in Downtown Pittsburgh. Although the parish itself has few members, the church is frequented by visitors, and those who work or study in the area. Mass is offered on weekdays at 6:30a, 7:30 and noon, on Saturdays at noon and 5p, and on Sundays at 7:30a, 9:30a and noon. All are welcome to attend mass or stop by during the day to engage in quiet contemplation or prayer. Housed within a beautifully designed building, the church offers a tranquil sanctuary for quiet reflection amidst the hustle and bustle of Downtown. The noon masses are televised in order to reach out to a wider audience and to those who are unable to attend in person.
The hospital is part of the West Penn-Allegheny Health System; it has 698 beds and an emergency and trauma center. The facility specializes in everything from cardiology to general surgery, pediatrics, sports medicine, transplant surgery and adult trauma.
St. Clair Hospital is a 308-bed facility that offers care in pediatrics, family practice, gynecology/obstetrics, surgery, emergency medicine and psychiatry. The hospital offers a variety of educational programs and support groups for the public.