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About Squirrel Hill

Squirrel Hill is a residential neighborhood in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Once farmland and forest, Squirrel Hill by the 1930s had developed into an affluent city neighborhood. Of Squirrel Hill’s population of about 28,105 (in 12,745 households), about 40% of are Jewish. The area is also becoming Pittsburgh’s new Chinatown with an influx of mainland Chinese students from Carnegie Mellon University.

Things to Do

Learn more about Squirrel Hill’s local sports organizations, attractions, recreational activities, and download maps of the area.

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Synagogues and Churches

Squirrel Hill is home to a large number of Jewish Synagogues and Christian Churches of a wide variety of denominations.

Educational Institutions

A wide variety of world-class Educational Institutions serve Squirrel Hill.

Squirrel Hill Magazine

Squirrel Hill Magazine® (SHM) is a free service provided by the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) to the residents of the Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Printed four times a year, SHM brings news, updates, and entertainment to our readers. Supported almost entirely by our wonderful advertisers, SHM helps to inform and unite our community.

about SHUC

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

For forty-nine 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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