Pittsburgh’s largest neighborhood, Lawrenceville, was named for Captain James Lawrence, hero of the War of 1812. Lawrenceville has a rich and storied history. William Foster founded the neighborhood in 1814. William Foster is the father of Stephen Foster, a composer, known as the “father of American music”. The neighborhood is comprised of 3 separate areas: Upper, Central and Lower Lawrenceville and each area includes many unique historical, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations.
McCleary School Condos is located in the former industrial, Upper Lawrenceville. Once home to steel mills and smog, Upper Lawrenceville now boasts some of the city’s best restaurants, boutiques and art galleries. Visit our FAQ for more information about specific attractions.