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Located in the heart of the North Side, California-Kirkbride is close to educational centers, libraries, business districts and service centers.

It is also adjacent to other business districts in Allegheny Center Mall and North Avenue, so anything that's needed is just a quick bus ride away. Allegheny Commons Park is a space where young children gather to play and parents congregate to talk.

California-Kirkbride's residents are laying the foundation for a promising future. An engaged citizen organization, Northside Coalition for Fair Housing, is working to develop the housing stock and create homeownership opportunities for the neighborhood's residents.


Families in California-Kirkbride 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 - offers a mix of neighborhood schools and specialized magnet choices in or near California-Kirkbride, including:
  • Pittsburgh Manchester K-8
  • Pittsburgh Allegheny Traditional Academy K-8 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh King K-8
  • Pittsburgh Schiller Classical Academy 6-8 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh Oliver 9-12
  • Pittsburgh Perry Traditional Academy 9-12 Magnet
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.


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 California-Kirkbride enjoy these branches:
  • Allegheny Library
  • Woods Run Library
For more information about the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, visit their website.

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