Best things to do in Mexican War Streets, Pittsburgh
Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.
“The Mattress Factory is a contemporary art museum. It was a pioneer of site-specific installation art and features permanent installations by artists Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell, and Greer Lankton.”
“Randy is the purest definition of a Pittsburgher. Visiting his house feels like visiting Wonderland. It is very colorful and vibrant full of cool art pieces. Lovely place to walk around and admire but also a cool place to take pictures. The wall of greetings in languages from all over the world is a must see!”
“I recommend this place because it was one of the first coffee shops in the area and because of the great courtyard across the street where you can enjoy your beverage in the fresh air. The vibe here can be a bit stand offish to outsiders. I don't think it's intentional but I wouldn't come here to get a taste of the Pittsburgh friendliness. ”
“City of Asylum is an extraordinary Pittsburgh institution that offers homes to exiled writers. Several of these writers have transformed their homes on Sampsonia way into works of art - notably House Poem. This street also leads to the Mattress Factory Museum. ”
Point of Interest
“Neighborhood purveyor of beers. Good selection. Owner operator is a charming character. Ask for the nickel tour of the distributor who holds the oldest liquor license in PA.”