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Summer Hill

North Pittsburgh

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Summer Hill is located north of Downtown on the edge of the City limits.

Spacious but affordable housing on wooded lots provide a sense of country living in the city. Riverview Park - complete with a swimming pool, horseback riding, hiking trails, and a bike path - is nearby.

Convenient shops and easy access to Downtown, I-279 and McKnight Road make Summer Hill a desirable neighborhood.

This community continues to grow and evolve through the efforts of neighbors and local community-based organizations. They boast a diverse mix of long-time and new homeowners, skilled and professional workers, and numerous ethnic and racial backgrounds. Together, they have worked to preserve and rejuvenate the historic quality of the area.


Families in Summer Hill 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 Summer Hill, including:
  • Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5
  • Pittsburgh Northview International Studies PreK-5 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh Schiller Classical Academy 6-8 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh Perry Traditional Academy 9-12 Magnet
  • Pittsburgh Oliver 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 Summer Hill enjoy these branches:
  • Allegheny Library
  • Woods Run Library
For more information about the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, visit their website.

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