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Testimonial Overbrook has the Fairhaven Greenway where you can find deer, foxes and the occasional bear, along with people.
- John Rudiak


South Pittsburgh

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Overbrook is a quiet neighborhood, located south of Downtown and bordered by the South Hills suburbs.

Overbrook is conveniently located along the Route 51 corridor, south busway, and light rail line - providing easy access to Downtown as well as many shopping areas like Station Square, Century III Mall, South Hills Village Mall and the Brownsville Road business district.

Affordable family homes dot quiet tree lined streets in Overbrook, and provide a variety of architectural styles so there is something to meet everyone's taste.

This community of young families is nearby both Phillips and Brookline Parks, as well the Overbrook Center, baseball fields, good schools and lots of green space.


Families in Overbrook 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 Overbrook, including:
  • Pittsburgh Carmalt Science and Technology PreK-8 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh Concord K-5
  • Pittsburgh Roosevelt PreK-5
  • Pittsburgh West Liberty K-5
  • Pittsburgh Brookline K-8
  • Pittsburgh South Brook 6-8
  • Pittsburgh Carrick 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.


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 Overbrook enjoy these branches:
  • Carrick Library
  • Brookline Library
For more information about the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, visit their website.

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