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Allegheny, Pittsburgh

East Allegheny (Pittsburgh)

East Allegheny, 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).

History

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

Institution

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).

References

Further reading

  • Toker, Franklin (1986, 1994). Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-5434-6.

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