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Dormont

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Just shy of one square mile, Dormont is Pittsburgh's proof that good things do come in small packages. Nestled between the City of Pittsburgh to its north and Mt. Lebanon—its more suburban sibling to the south—Dormont boasts two public parks, two walkable business districts, a historic pool, and sweeping views of Downtown.

Home to 9,000 residents, the borough boasts an impressive and affordable housing stock. Dormont's varied residential architectural styles range from Craftsman to Colonial—many homes are fronted by spacious porches and face tree-lined streets with sidewalks. The borough that borders the city hosts loads of community-based activities all year long, as well as a number of new neighborhood revitalization initiatives that lure locals as well as city and suburb dwellers.

Conveniently located along the "T," Pittsburgh's accessible and reliable light rail system, Dormont is populated by an eclectic array of eateries, bars, shops, and small businesses, numerous outdoor amenities, and residents who embody a diehard community spirit.

Dormont's proximity to Downtown, the Interstate, and Pittsburgh International Airport, as well as the convenience of its schools, shops, parks, and churches, make it an attractive residential choice.

Part-city, part-burb, the little borough that could is home to Indian, Mexican, Greek, Chinese, and Italian restaurants, as well as a host of pubs and pizzerias. Boasting a 24-hour diner, a bowling alley, plenty of green space, and the South Hills' only single screen movie theater, Dormont beckons all to make the trek through the Tubes.

Dormont is served by Port Authority buses as well as the T, and riders can pick up the 41 Bower Hill bus route along West Liberty Avenue.



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