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Shadyside, Pittsburgh

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Shadyside is a neighborhood in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It has two zip codes (15213 and 15232) and representation on Pittsburgh City Council by the council member for District 8 (East Central Neighborhoods). The nomenclature Shadyside is drawn from the 19th century Pennsylvania Railroad station in the area, named for its shady lanes.Another neighborhood institution is Shadyside Hospital, a member of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Additionally, Chatham University is located just across the southern edge of the neighborhood in Squirrel Hill, along with Pittsburgh Center for the Arts which is also a part of Mellon Park (a portion of Mellon Park is located in Shadyside as well as the Point Breeze neighborhood of Pittsburgh).In April of 2014, Niche rated Shadyside the best neighborhood in Pittsburgh for millennials (Pittsburgh ranked 15th among cities nationally in the same study).Business districtsShadyside is home to many upscale stores and boutiques in Pittsburgh including Moda, Williams-Sonoma, and White House Black Market. In Shadyside, businesses (retail & restaurants) are located along three corridors: Walnut Street, Ellsworth Avenue and S. Highland Avenue. Given the compact nature of this historic residential neighborhood, the three business corridors are all within walking distance of one another.
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  • If you like almonds (Most Nutritious), you must try their almond cake. The texture if fairly light and moist and the icing is just sweet enough. They are almost always busy, which is the best recommen...  more »
  • My son just moved to Shadyside and I visited from NJ. I would compare Shadyside to a smaller Hoboken for those who are aware of NJ's gentrified very hip and hot city. Shadyside has a young, upscale cr...  more »
  • Fun place in Pittsburgh to explore! Definitely pay a visit to Walnut St. Mercurios, Cafe Moulin, and Shady Grove are wonderful, and Cappy's is a hidden gem. Prantl's burnt almond torte is to die for!!  more »