Located east of Downtown Pittsburgh, Point Breeze is a family-friendly neighborhood best known for the magnificent home and museums of Henry Clay Frick. Like nearby Squirrel Hill, Point Breeze boasts a large Jewish population, but is majority Catholic.
Point Breeze and the included neighborhood of Park Place are located east of Downtown Pittsburgh, and are surrounded by the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of North Point Breeze, Squirrel Hill, Regent Square and Shadyside. Point Breeze residents can easily travel into Downtown Pittsburgh or Wilkinsburg by taking the Martin Luther King East Busway.
Attractions & Recreation:
Point Breeze and Park Place are home to the Henry Clay Frick mansion, the Frick Museum, and beautiful Frick Park. They have a quaint business district anchored by the renowned Point Brugge Café, and are also convenient to Squirrel Hill, Regent Square and Shadyside shopping districts.
Homes & Housing:
Point Breeze is an attractive neighborhood, with gracious homes set back along wide streets. More beautiful homes line Park Place's side streets, one of which is paved with the original wooden block. You'll find an eclectic mix of homes, including big stately old houses, ranch houses, row houses and homes with large yards -- everything from upper class housing to public housing. The residents of Point Breeze are generally young professionals with families, many of whom are associated with nearby universities and hospitals.