Explore Squirrel Hill

Squirrel Hill is a residential neighborhood in the East End of the city of Pittsburgh.The neighborhood is known for its vibrant business district along Forbes and Murray Avenues where residents and visitors shop and dine.

Find out more about Squirrel Hill demographics, the history of the neighborhood, and the schools in the neighborhood. We’ve also compiled a list of churches and synagogues and things to do in Squirrel Hill.

Established in 1972, the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition is a non-profit community organization dedicated to preserving, improving and celebrating the quality of life in Pittsburgh’s 14th Ward. Volunteer-supported committees provide leadership to our community by studying, debating, and advocating positions on issues affecting our neighborhood’s vitality. Our mission is implemented through a long range planning process, fostering community-based initiatives in the areas of education, public safety, transportation, parks and open spaces, plus commercial, institutional and residential development. Learn more about your Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition.

about SHUC

Preserving, Improving, and Celebrating the Quality of Life in Squirrel Hill

For over fifty years, the Coalition has been an active and important link in the community. It has served as a sounding board for new ideas, as well as a “watchdog” in the areas of public safety, education, residential quality, the business district, and parks and open space. With its focus on the quality of life in the 14th Ward, SHUC continues to monitor activities and future developments in the community through a range of standing committees.


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