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CITY LIVING AT ITS BEST Downtown Pittsburgh Highrise Condominium with classic 1920’s Architecture. Now you can have what other major metropolitan areas have enjoyed for generations! The Carlyle scores 98 out of 100 for walkability score.

When the Economist Intelligence Unit released its Livability Ranking and Overview, Pittsburgh topped the U.S. list. In America’s most livable city — Pittsburgh has unmatched city living. Each neighborhood in Pittsburgh offers unique residences. Downtown provides convenience to events, theater and business life. In Squirrel Hill and Shadyside, shopping and dining is unparalleled, while Mount Washington and the North Shore are just one bridge away from it all. Lawrenceville and the Strip District have historical charm and the trends of a vibrant neighborhood.

• 10 year tax abatement • Prices from $280’s • 5 unique floor plans • Privacy: only 2-3 neighbors on each floor • Enormous windows in every room • Fitness Room / Rooftoop Terrace • Doorman • Cinema Room • Storage Units • Desired prime location Located on the corner of Fourth and Wood in the Historical Union National Bank Building

OPEN DAILY 412-325-1190 Contact MaryKay Zombeck

The city has a place for everyone. Pittsburgh has incomparable luxury when it comes to city living and we want to share it with you. Flip through the pages and find your next place to call home! Cover photo taken at The Cork Factory Lofts in the Strip District Photo Credit: MI-Apartment Home


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The Carlyle is the Perfect Downtown Residence! Here you can choose from five unique floor plans including our 1,240 square foot, two-story Alex Townhouse floor plan, all the way up to our expansive 6,000 square foot 22nd Floor Penthouse.

accomplished on foot. Think about owning a home where theaters, restaurants, libraries and other amenities are close by. Get rid of that morning commute and walk to work. For a private tour please contact MaryKay Zombeck, Director of Sales 412-3508050.

The classic 1920’s exterior architecture is lavishly complemented by the completely renovated interior. Amenities include a fitness room, doorman, dayman, rooftop terrace, cinema room, on-site storage and so much more. Picture a walkable neighborhood, one in which most errands can be

#1 Choice Real Estate 1764 Pine Hollow Road McKees Rocks, PA 15136 1-888-893-4774 #1 Choice Real Estate has been serving Western Pennsylvania for 35 years. We help the small buyer, $40,000 or less as well as the milliondollar client. Everyone needs a home and we will help.

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Bakery Living The new Bakery Living community will offer studio, one and two bedroom units equipped with top of the line appliances including in unit washer and dryer. A large variety of floor plans are available – to meet your expectations and budget. Many apartments will offer balconies or patios. A swimming pool, fitness center, movie theater/gaming room, and stunning views are just a few features. Onsite there is a bike/walking path that will lead you straight to the heart of Shadyside. The apartments will have a smoke free and pet friendly environment. Bakery Living Amenities: • On-Site Management and Maintenance • Online Service Request • Full-service concierge • Courtesy Package acceptance and storage • Walnut Perks – Resident Discount Program • Common area Wi-Fi • Parking garage with direct access to all floors and two EV car charging stations • Smoke-free building • 24-hour fully equipped fitness center with direct access to bike path • Secure indoor bike storage room and repair station • Three distinct, stylish lounges complete with a fireplace, billiard table and bar • Sun Deck, outdoor bar & grilling stations • Spectacular indoor/outdoor swimming pool for yearround use • Pet-friendly community


• Business Center • Meditative courtyard with water and fire elements • Conference facilities • Movie theater and gaming room with comfortable seating • Convenient access to parks, bike paths, coffee shops & retail technology-related employers • Stunning gourmet kitchens include Quartz countertops, Kohler faucets, Whirlpool ICE line appliances and dark Espresso cabinets • Nine-foot ceilings in most residences • In unit washer and dryer • Fully operational TRACO energy efficient windows • Many residences have spacious private balconies or private walk out patios We can’t wait to help you find the perfect place! To speak with a leasing specialist or to make an appointment please call 412-683-3810.

151 Fort Pitt Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-901-6900 This is the first new condominium constructed in Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle since 1968 and has 82 residences. It offers luxurious urban living combined with spectacular views of the city.

in the Cultural District, these apartments are perfect for entertaining.

900 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-688-7200 This former printing factory is now 25 luxury-loft apartments located in the heart of the Cultural District.

Allegheny Center Ten Allegheny Center Pittsburgh, PA 15212 412-231-6688 apartments Allegheny Center offers residents a fully equipped exercise facility and beautiful rooftop sun-decks with a spectacular view of downtown Pittsburgh.

Chatham Tower Condominiums 112 Washington Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412-391-8040 Located just across from the Consol Energy Center, Chatham Tower is surrounded by the pulse of the city and defines downtown living.

Coldwell Banker DUPLEX FOR SALE IN UPTOWN 2032 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412-352-3417 ID/248307 Near the Birmingham Bridge, near RiverCity Java. Excellent investment, or live in one side and rent out the other. Uptown is happening!

201 Stanwix 201 Stanwix Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-584-4072 This former Bell Telephone Building now features 158 luxury one-two-bedroom apartments in downtown Pittsburgh and is part of the National Register of Historic Places.

The Carlyle

The Cork Factory Lofts

306 Fourth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-325-1190 Choose from six unique floor plans at this classic 1920s downtown building. With a completely renovated interior, the charm does not stop when you walk through the door.

2349 Railroad Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-552-3176 This historic Strip District structure is one of Pittsburgh’s most popular urban residences due to unmatched building amenities and services. It is complemented by beautiful landscape, a pool deck and spectacular views of the city.

231 Moye Place Mount Oliver, MLS 964078 Schocker-Weigers Realtors / Prudential Preferred Realty 412-833-7700 x278 Spacious 3BR, 2BA Colonial. Living Room w/fireplace, beamed ceiling. Formal Dining Room. Equipped eat-in-kitchen w/French doors to Sun Room. Fenced yard. Call to hear more!

526 Penn Avenue Apartments 526 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-227-0959 These newly-renovated apartment homes have kept their historic charm. Located


Carson Street Commons 2529 East Carson Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203 412-431-1183 Situated side-by-side with the South Side shops and restaurants, the Carson Street Commons has a 24hour fitness center, walking trails and is pet-friendly.

Century Building 130 Seventh Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-688-7200 This restored 1907 building located in the Cultural District has 60 residential lofts, commercial, retail and amenity spaces.

Crane Village Apartments 651 Oaklynn Court Pittsburgh, PA 15220 877-292-8321 Choose from a studio, one-two-three-bedroom apartment homes, or a twobedroom townhome on this 15-acre property.

Crawford Square Apartments 510 Protectory Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412-281-9955 Crawford Square Apart-

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Homes Available in East Liberty starting at $300,000 Design features include; Open Floor Plan filled with Natural Light Throughout 10 ft. 1st Floor Ceiling with Exposed Floor Joists 2160 sq ft. Finished Living Space Vaulted 3rd Floor Master Suite with 360 sq ft. Roof Top Deck 3 Bedrooms and 2.5 Baths Custom Fabricated Light Filled Open Stair Case Sustainable Finishes Throughout including FSC Hardwood and Cork flooring Low Maintenance Exterior Finishes Including LP Smart Siding

Standard Efficiency Features include; (ERV) Fresh Air Ventilation with Energy Recovery Energy Smart R-30 Precast Wall System Super Efficient Mechanical System High Performance Windows and Doors Air Tight High R-Value Thermal Envelope A Passive House package is Available with the EcoMod Home.

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EcoCraft Homes efficient. intelligent. responsible. healthy. green. At EcoCraft homes we take a holistic approach to superior quality sustainable home building. Using advanced building techniques and intelligent architectural design, we maximize your homes energy utilization, helping you to achieve your energy goals. We simplify living “green” by implementing a unique set of energy efficient interior and exterior features. These components allow us to create a healthy living environment while providing you and your family with exceptional value,

ments offer a range of floor plans and modern amenities conveniently located to a number of downtown attractions.

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Devon Tower Apartments 4920 Centre Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-621-4030 Devon Tower is located in the center of the city and is within walking distance to the campuses of CMU, Carlow College and University of Pittsburgh, as well as with university-related hospitals.

Doughboy Apartments 3400 Butler Street Pittsburgh, PA 15201 412-683-3230 doughboy-square-apartments Doughboy Apartments is an urban infill project in Lawrenceville. Units will range in size from 850-square-foot one-bedroom units to 1600-square-foot twobedroom units.

The Encore on Seventh 100 Seventh Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-200-1237 Located in the heart of the Cultural District, The Encore on Seventh has picture windows featuring the most breathtaking views of Pittsburgh and its three rivers.


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1-800-274-6198 Inspired by West Coast modern architecture, the EcoMod Home harmonizes energy efficiency and modern urban design. Its advanced Systems-Built approach allows virtually any home plan to be built in as little as 90 days.

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Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-621-4030 The Fairfax Apartments are just a short walk from most of Pittsburgh’s colleges and feature newly remodeled spacious floor plans.

Fifth Avenue School Lofts 1800 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15219 412-242-0273 This renovation of the historic Fifth Avenue School building offers the best of loft living with 65 large sunny units with distinctive layouts, high-quality finishes and great views.

Franklin West 272 Shady Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15206 412-661-1151 Franklin West has superior apartments and townhouses in Shadyside, Butler, Oakmont and Gibsonia.

Gateway at Summerset Apartments 1876 Parkview Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA 15217 855-202-0609 The high-end touches here provide all the perks of upscale apartment living joined with the charm of a traditional neighborhood. It is just minutes from The Waterfront, Frick Park and Squirrel Hill.

Grandview Pointe Luxury Apartments 1411 Grandview Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15211 855-825-0717 Centrally located atop Mount Washington, enjoy a breathtaking view of the city of Pittsburgh while living in a spectacular apartment.

Heinz Lofts 300 Heinz Street Pittsburgh, PA 15212 877-821-7207 Heinz Lofts offer a majestic view of the Allegheny River and downtown Pittsburgh. Expect apartments that are expansive-feeling, with up to 16-foot ceilings and generous square footage.

Hyland Hills Apartment Homes 275 Oakville Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15220 412-921-4416 Hyland Hill has exciting amenities both inside and outside. The prime location provides city convenience in a country setting.

Kenmawr Apartments 401 Shady Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206 412-361-2774 Located in vibrant Shadyside, the recent multi-million-dollar renovation has left these fine apartments better than ever.

The Locomotive Lofts Gateway Towers Condominiums 320 Fort Duquesne Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-471-3400 Experience a neighborhood in a high-rise at Gateway Towers, in downtown Pittsburgh. Here you will find all the amenities that include fine living at its best.

4840 Harrison Street Pittsburgh, PA 15201 412-621-1133 With a prime location adjacent to vibrant Butler Street in Lawrenceville, these one-two-bedroom apartments are great for anyone looking for an exciting, greener urban lifestyle.

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Enjoy resort-style living without ever leaving the city. Luxury apartments starting at $1,029.

Studio, One, Two, and Three Bedrooms • Luxury Community • 24-Hour Concierge Service

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1730 Merriman Court

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Sumptuous amenities abound in this 2 Bedroom, 2.5-Bath end-unit townhome in South Shore Place. Open main level with fireplace. Equipped, eat-in kitchen with granite countertops and wrap-around windows. En-suite master bedroom with loft den. Italian marble tiling in the newly finished lower level. Private 2-car garage. Complete exterior maintenance. $382,500

• Garage Parking • Free Shuttle Service

Schocker-Weigers REALTORs Prudential Preferred Realty 1679 Washington Road Pittsburgh, PA 15228 412-833-7700

1420 Centre Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412-391-9833


Market Real Estate, Inc. Market Real Estate, Inc. - Your downtown Pittsburgh neighborhood residential real estate agency extends our full-services for your real estate needs. We encourage young professionals, empty-nesters, and families to seek a Downtown living experience. Not limited to Downtown, Market Real Estate Inc. prides itself on being able to effectively list and sell residential and commercial buildings in all of the diverse neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh and greater Pittsburgh area. From the South Hills, to the trendy East End and its development boom, to Fox Chapel Waterfront and Wexford Estates, no property is left unsold. You can even find us selling in the Laurel Highlands. Three Rivers Property Management, LLC, Market Real Estate’s Sister company, is also rapidly expanding throughout the Greater Pittsburgh Area. Whether you’re looking for a rental or need a property rented, Three Rivers Property, LLC is paving the way for a higher

quality in Management Services. Sommer Law Group, our third partner provides real estate law and home buying-related services. If you are in need of representation or simply looking for a company that offers their consulting skills, Sommer Law Group can provide you with comprehensive real estate legal assistance. Sommer Law Group, PC’s experienced Real Estate attorneys prepare all legal documents, oversee the entire process start to finish, and attend the closings at your place or ours. Sommer Law Group, Market Real Estate, and Three Rivers Property Management have created a trifecta to meet all of your Residential or Commercial Real Estate Needs.

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CITY LIVING AT ITS BEST Lot 24 2404 Railroad Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-552-3186 This newly renovated 96unit apartment property is located in the Strip District and boasts sustainable living. The amenities do not fall short as they have a terrace, club room, heated pool and much more.

Market Square Place Lofts 222 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-281-7675 The 46 loft-style rental apartments define “urban chic” with the open floor plan, huge windows and exposed bricks and beams that date back to the turn of the century.

Morgan at North Shore Apartments 100 Anderson Street Pittsburgh, PA 15212 412-321-2300 This riverfront location offers spectacular views of the city, private balconies and entrances, a 24-hour fitness center and a heated swimming pool.

Morgan Communities The Waterfront 611 E. Waterfront Drive Munhall, PA 15120 412-476-3377 This pet-friendly community lies along the Monongahela River in the historic Homestead area. The river view and trails create ample green space.

Mountvue Apartments 5 Grandview Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15211 412-488-6863 Mountvue Apartments is located in the beautiful Mount Washington with a view of the entire city.


Otto Milk Condominiums 2434 Smallman Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-288-2566 Otto Milk features one-two-bedroom lofts in the historic Strip District with high ceilings, rooftop decks, terraces, two-story units, gathering areas and a fitness center.

Penn Garrison Lofts

River Vue 300 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412- 434-5700 Located at the Point, this sophisticated downtown residence features 218 unique one-two-bedroom apartments, as well as two-story homes.

The Standard Life Building

915 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-227-0959 Located in the heart of downtown’s Cultural District, these stylish lofts have 117 units ranging from studios to two-floor penthouses.

345 Fourth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-339-0352 This exquisitely-designed landmark has been reinvented with 36 spacious, modern one to three bedroom apartments in vibrant downtown.

The Pennsylvanian

Starr Lofts

1100 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-391-6730 The Pennsylvanian guarantees elegant living in this historical building located downtown.

4115 Butler Street Pittsburgh, PA 15201 412-450-0053 This green renovation of a historic Lawrenceville building features air-conditioning, in-unit laundry, exposed brick and 11-foot ceilings.

Piatt Place 301 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 412-434-1181 Situated downtown, the Piatt Place is a majestic redesign of the former Lazarus department store. Private access to the upper levels reveal luxury rooftop condos with outdoor terraces.

Portal Place Apartments 2633 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-403-5037 Spacious and modern one-two-bedroom apartments in Oakland feature fully equipped kitchens with breakfast bars, walk-in closets and plush neutral carpeting.

University Commons 382 South Bouquet Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-683-3810 University Commons is located in the heart of Oakland and features one-two-threebedroom apartments.

Walnut Capital 5500 Walnut Street, Suite 300 Pittsburgh PA 15232 412-683-3810 Walnut Capital is one of Pittsburgh’s largest and fastest growing real-estate management companies. When you are ready to buy or sell a home, the professionals here have the expertise and sales tools to help.

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900 Penn offers the City’s finest apartment living right in the heart of Downtown’s Cultural District! We offer 1&2 bedroom apartment homes which include; stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring, exposed wood beams, washer and dryer in your unit, pet friendly, a spacious, open floor plan, an unmatched rooftop view, short walk to PNC Park, Heinz Field, 14 theaters, and the best restaurants in the city.

Call us to schedule a tour TODAY! Call 900 Penn your home TOMORROW!


(New construction just opened July 2013) 4840 Harrison Street, Pittsburgh, Pa 15201 412-621-1133 (TDD# 1-800-545-1833)



currently available ranging in price from $1450-$2150 per month (plus electric) Located adjacent to vibrant Butler Street in Lawrenceville Neighborhood of Pittsburgh SPECIAL FEATURES: · Quality bamboo hardwood flooring · Fully equipped designer kitchens & baths · Washer and Dryer in every unit · Balconies available in Select units · Professionally Managed by CMS, Inc. · Pets are permitted (size and number limitations apply) · Green/Energy Efficient Apartment · Keyless entry system · Controlled access off street parking available · Full maintenance service with oncall emergency maintenance provided


Strip District Living At Its Finest

CITY LIVING AT ITS BEST Walnut on Highland 121 S. Highland Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206 412-683-3810 Walnut on Highland is an urban housing and retail complex in heart of revitalized East End featuring gourmet kitchens, breathtaking views, custom-wood cabinets and so much more.

Walnut Towers at Frick Park

Washington Plaza Luxury Apartments

7070 Forward Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15217 412-683-3810 Walnut Towers, in Squirrel Hill, oers an urban location nestled near the beautiful green space of Frick Park.

1420 Centre Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412-391-9833 This high-rise features tennis and volleyball courts, a swimming pool, 24-hour ďŹ tness center, sauna/tanning beds, oor-to-ceiling windows and shuttle services.

Washington Plaza


long Pittsburgh’s Allegheny River, in the city’s eclectic Strip District, sits The Cork Factory.


riginally constructed in 1901 as The Armstrong Cork Factory, this historic structure is now Pittsburgh’s most in-demand urban residence. Thanks to the unmatched building amenities and services, old-world style and its unique community, The Cork Factory is more than an apartment building – it holds the promise of a whole new lifestyle.

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Apartment Features: • Tennis and Volleyball Courts • Heated Olympic Size Swimming Pool • Landscaped Walking Paths • 24-Hour Fitness Center • Sauna • Tanning Bed • Pet Friendly • Utilities Included • Digital Cable Included (Plus HBO & Showtime) • City Views

• 6-Foot Windows • Hair and Nail Salon • Dentist • Bar and Grille • Food and Wine Delivery Services • Dry Cleaning Service • Package Acceptance and Delivery • 24-Hour Emergency Maintenance

Millcraft Investments Millcraft Investments is a Pittsburgh-based real estate developer and property management company with over a fifty-year history of successfully creating and maintaining prominent large-scale office and mixed-use developments.

and profitability.

Established in 1957, this family owned company has built its reputation on a tradition of vision and excellence.

Today, Millcraft Investments is a multi-million dollar operation which has been involved in a variety of real estate ventures, including industrial properties, commercial and retail office buildings, golf course communities, hotels and restaurants, adaptive reuse and residential developments.

The hallmark of this tradition can be found in Millcraft’s steadfast commitment to customer service, integrity, hard work, stability


Through the long-standing cultivation of these ideals and experience, Millcraft Investments has emerged as a recognized leader in real estate development and hospitality.


Strip District Living At Its Finest


City Living 2013  

Pittsburgh City Paper Pull-out section from Issue 50