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Testimonial I live in the Regent Square/Park Place neighborhood and I love it because it is so close to many things like Frick Park, and great restaurants. It also has easy access to the Parkway, Downtown and other City neighborhoods... and the bus service is great!
- Kathy T.

Regent Square

East Pittsburgh

Photo Credit: Kristen Swamer

Regent Square is a tree-lined neighborhood on the eastern edge of the City of Pittsburgh. Situated along both sides of Braddock Avenue between the Parkway East and Forbes Avenue, the neighborhood is composed of portions of the municipalities of Edgewood, Pittsburgh, Swissvale and Wilkinsburg. Scenic Frick Park borders the western edge, defining the physical character of the neighborhood and creating a strong sense of place.

Oakland Universities and Hospitals, the Pittsburgh Zoo, and the Frick Museum are all only 15 minutes away.

The heart of Regent Square on South Braddock includes an area of village-like shops, including a high-end florist, coffee shop, salon, vintage dishware, designer resale, jewelry, The Regent Square Theater (featuring film, and digital media), bars and restaurants, a laundromat, dentists, doctors, and auto service - all within a two block area!

A beautiful park with a new dog park, bike and hiking trails, tennis courts, playground and soccer fields give residents plenty of opportunities for outdoor activity.

Regent Square's attractive family homes which sit along wide streets offer residents an array of architectural styles.


Families in Regent Square 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 Regent Square, including:
  • Pittsburgh Greenfield K-8
  • Pittsburgh Colfax K-8
  • Pittsburgh Minadeo PreK-8
  • Pittsburgh Linden International Studies K-5 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh Sterrett Classical Academy 6-8 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh Allderdice 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 Regent Square enjoy these branches:
  • Squirrel Hill Library
  • East Liberty Library
For more information about the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, visit their website.

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