Lower Lawrenceville Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA
Lower Lawrenceville Neighborhood
Lower Lawrenceville is a neighborhood located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. The community is bordered by Penn Avenue to the east, Butler Street to the west and is located to the south of 40th street.
The walkscore of Lower Lawrenceville is a 91. This means that it is very easy to walk around town. In fact, there are several parks, schools and shops that are less than a tenth of a mile from Lower Lawrenceville. If public transportation is needed there are six bus lines just a hop, skip and a jump from the neighborhood.
The schools in Lower Lawrenceville area are a mixture of public and private. A great quality about the school system is that the Arsenal Elementary School and the Arsenal Middle School are so close. The St. John Neumann Regional Catholic School is the nearest private school about a half-mile away. Career Connections is a charter school for grades 9-12.
Several restaurants are located just a short walk from the neighborhood. Wendy’s is the big fast food chain, but there are several Italian eateries and the Tamari Asian Latin Fusion Lounge blends Asian with Italian food. Trademark Foods is the major grocery store which is also just a quick walk from the neighborhood.
Four parks are located within a mile and a half of Lower Lawrenceville. Arsenal Park is the closest with Herron Hill and Friendship Park close by as well. Arsenal Park holds a “Cinema in the Park” event once a week during the summer months where current hit movies are shown for free in the park.