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Old 08-29-2007, 06:14 PM
 
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Default Best neighborhood in Pittsburgh

What neighborhood would be the most upscale/highest-income area in Pittsburgh?
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Old 08-29-2007, 06:17 PM
 
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Parts of Shadyside and Fox Chapel would definitely be up there. At one time, there were more mansions along one street in Shadyside than any other street in the country, that MIGHT be still true, I'm not sure.

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Old 08-29-2007, 06:44 PM
 
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Sewickley, and Sewickley Heights. I believe there is a five acre minimum in the heights.
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Old 08-29-2007, 06:46 PM
 
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Are those homes in the Sewickley area actually multi-million dollar lots, though? I didn't think so, but I could be way wrong. I mean some of them are breathtaking and beautiful but I didn't realize they could be so incredibly expensive, I just thought they were steep. :P
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Old 08-29-2007, 06:48 PM
 
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Several of the brand new condo's downtown (built and being built) are also fetching multi-million dollars, if you're interested in something like that. Some well-to-do journalist from NYC bought one of the pent house suites in one of the new converted condo's downtown for a couple million.
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:41 PM
 
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Are those homes in the Sewickley area actually multi-million dollar lots, though? I didn't think so, but I could be way wrong. I mean some of them are breathtaking and beautiful but I didn't realize they could be so incredibly expensive, I just thought they were steep. :P
I don't know if the lots themselves run in that range, but the homes currently on the market run on up into the $3-4 million range.
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Old 08-31-2007, 12:13 PM
 
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I don't know if the lots themselves run in that range, but the homes currently on the market run on up into the $3-4 million range.
WOW, I did not know that.
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Old 08-31-2007, 01:16 PM
 
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Fox Chapel Borough---without a doubt.

I did a wealth comparison of Sewickley, Mt. Lebanon and Fox Chapel.

Fox Chapel has the largest concentration of wealth in the Pittsburgh metropolitian area.
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Old 08-31-2007, 01:18 PM
 
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Fox Chapel has the largest concentration of wealth in the Pittsburgh metropolitian area.
Yeah, but realistically, who could ever afford the Fox Chapel Manors besides people like Teresa Heinz? Why do you ask, anyway, jd027 - plan on buying expensive?
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Old 08-31-2007, 04:48 PM
 
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WOW, I did not know that.
There are probably some that are worth more. Most of the homes up there are well secluded, up on private drives behind iron gates. Mario Lemieux lives in Sewickely, as do a handful of other pro athletes.
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