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Pittsburgh North Side

The Pittsburgh Northside is a section of Pittsburgh located north of downtown, just across the Allegheny and Ohio rivers. It was formerly the City of Allegheny, but was annexed (the local residents say "stolen") by the City of Pittsburgh in 1907. The first World Series was played here, at Exposition Park, and the North Side was home to famous composer Stephen Foster. Learn more about the history of the Pittsburgh North Side and find North Side attractions, recreation, restaurants and housing.
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  2. North Side Restaurants

Pittsburgh's Ethnic Mosaic - North Side Legacies
The North Side retains many touches of its German heritage, with great historic buildings, churches and brewerys. Learn more about the history of Pittsburgh's North Side community, including the people and places that make it special.

Andy Warhol Museum
This ultramodern museum dedicated solely to the work of artist Andy Warhol features extensive permanent collections of art and archives on the influential American artist. Located in Pittsburgh's North Side community.

Carnegie Science Center
Explore the mysteries of science first-hand at the Carnegie Science Center, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. More than 250 hands-on exhibits make this North Side attraction an interactive amusement park for the mind!

Heinz Field
Home of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Panthers, Heinz Field is one of many Pittsburgh North Side attractions.

The National Aviary
Located on Pittsburgh's historic North Side, the National Aviary features more than 600 exotic birds in natural habitats, including many endangered species.

The Mattress Factory Museum
Get into art, literally! The Mattress Factory contemporary art museum in Pittsburgh presents installation art in room-sized environments, created by in-residence artists. Located on Pittsburgh's North Side since 1977, the Mattress Factory (named for its location in a former Stearns & Foster Mattress Factory Warehouse) is considered the best...

PNC Park
Pittsburgh's North Side was the site of the first World Series, held at Exposition Park on October 6, 1903. PNC Park, current home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, occupies part of the original site of Exposition Park and is a beautiful place to watch a ball game.

Allegheny City Society
Organization works to preserve, promote and interpret the history of Allegheny City and Pittsburgh's North Side.

Allegheny General Hospital
Allegheny General, a regional hospital located on the North Side of Pittsburgh, is listed among the 1999 US News & World Report 2000 best hospitals nationwide.  Don't miss the cybernursery!

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Allegheny Regional Branch
The first publicly-funded Carnegie Library in the United States, the Allegheny Regional Branch on Pittsburgh's North Side opened in 1890.

Manchester Craftsmen's Guild
This minority directed center for arts and learning employs the visual and performing arts to foster a sense of accomplishment and hope among urban youth.

North Side Chamber of Commerce
A support group for Pittsburgh North Side businesses and merchants, the North Side Chamber of Commerce is a good place to learn about North Side businesses and upcoming community events.

Northside Leadership Conference
A coalition of Northside community-based organizations working to enhance the vitality, quality of life and image of Pittsburgh's Northside. Learn about Northside neighborhoods, city shops, employment, housing, and residential development.

Riverside Center for Innovation
Formerly known as the North Side Development Council, the Riverside Center for Innovation provides a wide range of services to small businesses in the Pittsburgh North Side community, as well as throughout most of Western Pennsylvania.

Highmark SportsWorks ®
What does it feel like to be a human yo-yo? How does your reaction speed compare to that of Pens goalie Marc-Andre Fleury? Highmark SportsWorks, a large, permanent exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center, explores the science of sports in a way that's both fun and fascinating.

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