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Highland Park

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August 4, 2019
Highland Park is a quiet residential area dominated by the vast, leafy park of the same name, with trails, a lake, picnic areas and the Victorian-style Entry Garden. The park is also home to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, featuring themed global habitats, polar bears and underwater viewing…
July 28, 2019
Highland Parkers love their Sunday stroll through the park. It's a highlight of this neighborhood! It's a favorite of dog lovers and nature enthusiasts - plenty of both here!
July 15, 2019
By 1879, a reservoir that provided drinking water for the city was opened in an area surrounded by public land and greenery. People were naturally drawn to the site for its open space and scenic beauty, and the increasing popularity of the reservoir for picnics and passive recreation caught the…
November 1, 2018
Beautiful reservoir park in walking distance with trails.
May 7, 2018
When approaching Highland Park from North Highland Avenue you're greeted by the entry garden and fountain, which reminds me of something you'd likely see in Europe. The Victorian-style entrance with well-maintained gardens draws you in and from there you forget that you're only a few miles from…

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“Italian Cappuccino and a 10 minute walk from there up to the historic highland park with gorgeous flowers, a restored fountain, large old trees, and a reservoir. Not to mention jazz every Sunday evening in August!”
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“No nonsense menu (serving Ceremony Roasters), lots of seating. Great place to get work done or sit with a notebook.”
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“Cute little spot tucked away in the neighborhood. Delicious Thai food with an intimate setting. 10 minute walk.”
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206