, also known as Deutschtown, is a neighborhood
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
in the United States
. It is part of the North Side
region. It has a ZIP Code of 15212, and has representation on Pittsburgh City Council by the council member for District 1 (North Central Neighborhoods).
East Allegheny is named because of its location in the Eastern part of the former city of Allegheny (annexed in 1906). Deutschtown is the name of the national historic district due to its heavily German
influenced and populated neighborhood.
Geography and transportation
East Allegheny is composed of "East Deutschtown," an area that is bounded by East Street, East Ohio Street, Goehring Street and Vinial Streets, and "West Deutschtown," which extends from Cedar Avenue to East Street and from the Norfolk Southern Mainline to Dunloe Street.
It is about a 15 minute walk from downtown. City buses that connect East Allegheny and downtown include 500, 16B, 16F, 1D, 1F, 6A and 12A. 54C also connects East Alleghney with Oakland, the city's academic center.
Places of interest
The neighborhood is within walking distance of
The neighborhood citizens group is the East Allegheny Community Council
The organization offers a self-guided walking tour for the neighborhood (available from its website
- Toker, Franklin (1986, 1994). Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-5434-6.