Located south of Downtown Pittsburgh, Arlington is surrounded by the Arlington Heights, St. Clair, Mt. Oliver and South Side communities.
Residents of all ages enjoy the use of Bill Soltz Field, Arlington Gym, and Cobden Basketball Court. South Side Park and Arlington Pool are places where anyone can be a kid again.
Houses in Arlington range from brick rowhouses to multi-story grand homes perched on the edge of the hill, with a spectacular view of Oakland and Downtown Pittsburgh.
The neighborhood of Arlington is considered a good, tight, homey area with many people, churches, merchants, and bankers all working to preserve their quality of life. The Henry Kaufman Center in Arlington is the hub of the neighborhood activities, ranging from awards dinners to after-school reading, recreation programs, and senior citizen programs. Arlington's residents are vocal about important issues and active in maintaining this tight-knit neighborhood.
The neighborhood of Arlington is represented by Pittsburgh City Council District #3.