The City of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh was selected by Forbes Magazine as the #1 Most Livable City in 2011 and has been rated as one of America’s safest Metropolitan areas for walking in 2014.  For more detailed information on Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Convention and Visitors’ Bureau website, or the City of Pittsburgh’s website.

Other impressive recognitions include:

  • President Obama chose Pittsburgh as the site for the 2009 G-20 Summit because it stands as a bold example of how to create new jobs and industries while transitioning to a 21st century economy. It is a city that has transformed itself to a center for high-tech innovation – including green technology, education and training, and research and development.
  • Pittsburgh professional sports teams (Steelers football, Penguins hockey and Pirates baseball) have won multiple championships, earning the city the title of “City of Champions.”
  • Pittsburgh is home to 29 colleges and universities including Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University, Duquesne University, Chatham University, Carlow University, Robert Morris University, Point Park University and others.

The Carnegie Museum of Natural HistoryCultural amenities include:


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