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Biz District Spotlight: Shiloh Street/Virginia Avenue

May 2019

Business District

Shiloh Street/Virginia Avenue


Mt. Washington

Reasons to visit

Take in the view at the top of the Monongahela Incline, grab a bite to eat, pick up some unique Pittsburgh mementos…and even do your grocery shopping at the Virginia Avenue Shop’n Save. The Shiloh Street/Virginia Avenue business district has a little something for everyone.

Cool facts

  • Your visit to Mt. Washington can include a hike through Emerald View Park, a regional park that features a series of wooded hiking trails that encircle the neighborhood like a bracelet.

  • The Monongahela Incline, which brings visitors from Station Square to Grandview Avenue – and the entrance to Shiloh Street – is the oldest continuously operating incline in the U.S.

  • The view of Downtown Pittsburgh was first captured from Mt. Washington by an artist in 1877.

  • The Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation, one of Pittsburgh’s longest-serving community groups, works to promote the Shiloh Street/Virginia Avenue business district. In fact, they were responsible for the beautiful Shiloh Street Shops archway at the corner of Shiloh and Grandview.


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