Category Archives: Friendship
Neighborhoods like Friendship do not endure automatically. It is not easy for a beautiful house to remain a beautiful house for 100 years, nor is it easy to keep the streets clean and quiet and friendly for the same period … Continue reading
If I’m not mistaken, Avenue B, a hip, dimly-lit addition to Pittsburgh’s restaurant sits within Friendship’s borders. Barely. Never been, but folks seem to dig.
While Friendship lacks a true business district, there are some shops and businesses along the south side of Penn Ave (technically only the south side is part of Friendship.) For instance, Friendship residents never have to leave the ‘hood to … Continue reading
I don’t remember my elementary school looking like this.
Because it was planned as a residential neighborhood, Friendship lacks a business district- residents must make the several-tenths-of-a-mile trek to get to any of several shopping areas. But the houses; THE HOUSES!
Friendship is a tiny (.1 square mile) neighborhood in Pittsburgh’s East End. The neighborhood was originally developed as a streetcar suburb for the professional-class during the Victorian era. Until the 1950s, the neighborhood was inhabited by wealthy families who enjoyed … Continue reading