It's a beautiful day in our neighborhood. From greens spaces and art to sports and riverfront recreation, discover why the world can’t stop talking about the 'Burgh's renaissance.

family enjoys fountain in downtown Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Rocks

Media outlets, tourism agencies and individuals continuously recognize Pittsburgh as a unique, charming and proud city. From being named the "Most Livable City" by The Economist to being Mr. Rogers' hometown, our city has plenty to be proud of. Learn more about why Pittsburgh rocks below. 

Spotlight on pittsburgh

2017 Highlights

2016 Highlights

2015 Highlights

  • Pittsburgh earned the  #1 spot as the best urban area to live in the Northeast by Money magazine.
  • In their 2015 rankings, ranked Pittsburgh as the 21st best city in the United States for millennials, the 53rd best city for job opportunities in the United States, the 20th best city for easiest commute in the United States, and the 27th best city for things to do.
  • Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best of the ‘Burgh 2015: Readers’ Poll highlights local restaurants, entertainment, businesses and more.
  • As home to an ever-expanding list of non-profits, charities and foundations, Pittsburgh’s charitable donations exceed many other major cities, according to
  • listed Pittsburgh as one of 2015’s best cities for recreation.
  • Forbes published this article about why Pittsburgh is the “new cool.”
  • Pittsburgh has been named the #1 Food City for 2015 by
  • named Pittsburgh's Downtown as the #1 Downtown in the United States.

2014 Highlights

2013 Highlights