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News From Windgap
|2/18/2011 Urban Redevelopment Authority works to transform property in Pittsburgh's West End|
|11/23/2010 Volunteer join in to make sure no one goes hungry on Thanksgiving Day|
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Windgap is one of Pittsburgh's westernmost neighborhoods, and is bordered by the neighborhoods of Sheraden, Chartiers City, Fairywood, and the suburban communities of Ingram and Crafton. Windgap is a small community and is largely suburban in character. It is close to the the North Shore and Downtown as well as the community of McKees Rocks. Most homes are single-family detached, and were built after World War II.
SchoolsFamilies in Windgap 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 GreatSchools.org - offers a mix of neighborhood schools and specialized magnet choices in or near Windgap, including:
- Pittsburgh Westwood PreK-8
- Pittsburgh Stevens PreK-8
- Pittsburgh Schaeffer PreK-8
- Pittsburgh Classical Academy 6-8 Magnet
- Pittsburgh Langley 9-12
If you are interested in private, parochial, or charter school options, please visit the "Education" section of our resource page for links.
LibrariesThe 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 Windgap enjoy these branches:
- Sheraden Library
- West End Library