Oakland

The city's epicenter of intellect.

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The vibe

Youthful and multicultural
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Don't miss

The nearby museums
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Great for

Students, “Eds and Meds”
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Not so great for

Families with children
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Primarily occupied by the students of University of Pittsburgh. Oakland offers all the things a University student needs and wants.
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Current Resident
Oakland is the academic and healthcare center of Pittsburgh and one of the city’s major cultural melting pots. The University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University bring thousands of students to the area from all over the world. Oakland is also home to several museums, start-up companies, historic landmarks and more restaurants than you can imagine lining Fifth and Forbes Avenue.

Featured Properties

Neville Street
Oakland
Neville Street
311 N Neville Street
PRICE
Beds
1 - 2
Baths
1
University Commons
Oakland
University Commons
308 McKee Place
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1250 - 1350+
Beds
1 - 5
Baths
1 - 2
5610 Elmer Street
Shadyside
5610 Elmer Street
5610 Elmer Street
PRICE
Beds
1 - 3
Baths
1 - 2.5

Nearby Conveniences

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Transportation

  • Bus Stations: Forbes Ave At Atwood St, Forbes Ave At Meyran Ave, Fifth Ave At Oakland Ave
  • Bus Lines
  • Pitt Buses & Shuttle Service
  • CMU Shuttle Service
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Health

  • University-operated fitness and wellness centers
  • Yoga U
  • X Shadyside
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Grocery

  • Forbes Street Market
  • Giant Eagle
  • Trader Joes
  • Aldi
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Retail

  • Rue21
  • CVS
  • Rite Aid
  • Bakery Square shops
  • Southside Works shops

Explore Top Attractions

Dave and Andy's Homemade Ice Cream

The Porch

Schenley Park

The Cathedral of Learning

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Why people love Oakland

The hustle and bustle in Oakland is quite compelling. The historic neighborhood is energized by students, medical professionals, and driven on innovation. The atmosphere in Oakland is unique and inviting with many things to see, places to visit and restaurants to try!

Lots of food, lots of people watching and lots of fun.

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