Neighborhood Guide: Downtown & The Cultural District

Downtown used to be Pittsburgh’s business hub but it has become much more. More people than ever call it home and it’s a go-to destination for the arts, nightlife, shopping and dining. It’s also where most visitors become acquainted with the city. Plus the iconic and historic skyscrapers are worth seeing.

Did you know? Downtown is a recreation destination with green spaces such as Point State Park, riverfront trails as well as kayaking and boating on the three rivers.

Famous landmark: The Point State Park Fountain sits at the convergence where the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers form the Ohio River.

Major Institutions: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Riverlife, Point Park University