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Old 10-08-2009, 09:26 PM
 
Location: Just Outside of Chicagoland
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Ok. Thanks for all the help. I've finally gotten rid of the image that the North Side is one big ghetto. I'll keep looking things up and mabey I'll live there someday.
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Old 10-08-2009, 09:30 PM
 
Location: Central Northside
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Ok. Thanks for all the help. I've finally gotten rid of the image that the North Side is one big ghetto. I'll keep looking things up and mabey I'll live there someday.
We do have some ghetto areas, but yes, the North Side is not one big ghetto. And in the areas that look really rundown, there's a decent chance the city is the one sitting on the delinquent properties and doing nothing (ie. Garden Theater Block)
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Old 10-09-2009, 05:31 AM
 
Location: Westsylvania
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For the record, I don't consider Brighton Heights part of the North Side.
For the record, I don't consider Pittsburgh part of Pennsylvania, but I get overruled by the map every time.
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Old 10-11-2009, 08:04 AM
 
Location: cook forest pa
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For the record, I don't consider Brighton Heights part of the North Side.
It is in the north part of the city
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Old 10-11-2009, 09:35 AM
 
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Brighton Heights is more like the North End of the city.

The North Side designated for specific neighborhoods close to the city.

You wouldn't say that Mt. Washington, Beechview, Brookline and Carrick were in the South Side.
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Old 10-11-2009, 11:04 AM
 
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I think you're in the minority there Hopes.... I've always considered Brighton Heights as North Side. Sometimes I even consider Bellevue the North Side but I catches myself after a minute.
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Old 10-11-2009, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Central Northside
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Brighton Heights is definitely a North Side neighborhood. The neighborhood is linked very strongly to the other North Side neighborhoods through social, civic, school, and church circles, along with public transit routes.
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Old 10-11-2009, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Westsylvania
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Brighton Heights is more like the North End of the city.

The North Side designated for specific neighborhoods close to the city.

You wouldn't say that Mt. Washington, Beechview, Brookline and Carrick were in the South Side.
North and South Sides are designated differently. The North Side (as opposed to Central North Side) is anything that was formerly Allegheny City. And how is Brighton Heights not close to the city?
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Old 10-11-2009, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Lancaster County, PA & Sh-ittsburgh, PA
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Brighton Heights is served by Zone 1 police station, which is technically the "North Side Police Zone"
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Old 10-12-2009, 06:46 AM
 
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I'm looking at a house in Observatory hill, if anyone knows of that area or lives in that area could they list the positives and negatives of living there. I work in the bridgeville area, if that helps.
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