Situated right outside of Pittsburgh, the city of McKeesport is the second largest city in Allegheny County after Pittsburgh. Located in the area where the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers meet, McKeesport is a bustling community with recreational opportunities, renowned universities nearby, and a strong history. Apartments are available for rent throughout the city.
McKeesport is a very convenient place for college students to live, as there are several highly acclaimed colleges and universities in the area. These include Pennsylvania State University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and Point Park University. UPMC McKeesport is an acute-care hospital located in McKeesport that provides healthcare and employment to the area. Other area medical centers include Jefferson Regional Medical Center and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, both located in Pittsburgh.
Rent an apartment in McKeesport, and you can watch live performances by the McKeesport Little Theater and the McKeesport Symphony Orchestra. Numerous opportunities for recreation are available at McKeesport’s many parks, and you can experience natural beauty at the Renziehausen Rose Garden, located within Renzie Park. Also in Renzie Park is the McKeesport Heritage Center, which includes a museum decided to preserving the city’s history, as well as a research center. Biking and walking trails are available on the McKeesport’s sections of the Great Allegheny Passage, a 150-mile trail system connecting Cumberland, Maryland to Pittsburgh.