414 William Street on Mount Washington.

As Pittsburgh continues to recover from the pandemic’s economic effects, its real estate market remains strong — and there are always cool homes for sale.

Consider, for example, these five homes. One has original murals painted by an engineer-turned-artist, and another has an artistic interior. Two showcase the city with their walls of windows, and one is a stylish condo in the former Chase Brass & Copper Factory.

183 35th St. in Lawrenceville.

183 35th St., $540,000

Why it’s cool: Early murals by pop artist Jeremy Raymer

  • Neighborhood: Lawrenceville
  • Realtor: Derek Latch, Compass
  • Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,858 sq. ft.
  • Notable features: Original murals; corner lot and fenced back yard with gardens, deck and fire pit; high ceilings, crown molding, hardwood flooring; two kitchens.
414 William St. on Mount Washington.

414 William St., $825,000

Why it’s cool: Open living with wall of windows framing city

  • Neighborhood: Mt. Washington
  • Realtor: Darlene Gibson, Redfin
  • Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2,475 sq. ft.
  • Notable features: Gas fireplace; stunning granite countertops; intercom system, security system; basement game room; deck; garage.
812 Beech Ave. on the North Side.

812 Beech Ave., $850,000

Why it’s cool: Private elevator, two balconies, former factory

  • Neighborhood: North Side
  • Realtor: Todd Kilgore, Piatt Sotheby’s
  • Specs: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 4,147 sq. ft.
  • Notable features: Open floor plan; bamboo and heart of pine flooring; granite countertops; wet bar; fireplace; large closets; skyline views.
908 Settlers Ridge Road in Fox Chapel.

908 Settlers Ridge Road, $1,040,000

Why it’s cool: Sunken living room, great room with cathedral ceiling

  • Neighborhood: Fox Chapel
  • Realtor: Stephanie Veenis, Howard Hanna
  • Specs: 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 4,798 sq. ft.
  • Notable features: Home office; owner’s suite with deck; pergola deck; 1-acre lot with fenced yard and gardens; in-law suite; game room; exercise room.
5703 Aylesboro Avenue in Squirrel Hill.

5703 Aylesboro Ave., $1,250,000

Why it’s cool: Mid-century modern, artistic interior

  • Neighborhood: Squirrel Hill North
  • Realtor: Roslyn Neiman, Howard Hanna
  • Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2,249 sq. ft.
  • Notable features: Corner lot with gardens; walls of glass; built-ins throughout; granite composition flooring; kitchen island; rear deck.

Looking for more distinctive homes for sale in Pittsburgh? Read Your move: 5 cool homes for sale in Pittsburgh, from a Downtown penthouse to a converted grocery store in Lawrenceville.

Sandra Tolliver is a freelance writer, editor and public relations professional in Upper St. Clair.