South Shore (Pittsburgh)

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South Shore
Neighborhood of Pittsburgh
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Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny County
City Pittsburgh
 • Total 0.212 sq mi (0.55 km2)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 19
 • Density 90/sq mi (35/km2)

The South Shore is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania South Side. The South Shore consists of the area surrounding Carson Street, from the West End Bridge to the Liberty Bridge.

The South Shore is an industrial neighborhood, home to several warehouses. The neighborhood is primarily made-up of the popular Station Square, a mixed-use historic preservation development of the former Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Rail Road and surrounding areas, conceptualized by Arthur P. Ziegler, Jr. one of the founding national leaders of historic preservation in the United States, and President of the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.

The population of the South Shore was just 56 in the 2000 census,[2] and 19 in 2010.[1]

Surrounding Pittsburgh neighborhoods

South Side Flats, Mt. Washington (via South Hills Light Rail Tunnel, Wabash Tunnel, Duquesne Incline and Monongahela Incline), Downtown Pittsburgh (via Smithfield Street Bridge), West End Valley

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "PGHSNAP 2010 Raw Census Data by Neighborhood". Pittsburgh Department of City Planning PGHSNAP Utility. 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2013. External link in |publisher= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Census: Pittsburgh" (PDF). Pittsburgh Department of City Planning. January 2006. Retrieved 2007-07-19. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Further reading

  • Toker, Franklin (1994) [1986]. Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-5434-6.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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