Homewood

at , Pittsburgh , 15206, 15208 United States

Homewood

Pittsburgh , PA 15206, 15208
United States
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P: (412) 665-2700
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Description

Homewood is a predominantly African American neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, officially divided into three neighborhoods: Homewood North, Homewood South and Homewood West.Homewood is bordered on the southwest by the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway which follows the old Pennsylvania Railroad line toward downtown Pittsburgh.GeographyHomewood is located in the easternmost part of Pittsburgh, bordered on the east by East Hills, on the west by Larimer, on the North by Lincoln-Lemington Belmar, and on the south by North Point Breeze.HistoryHomewood was founded in 1832 by Judge William Wilkins (U.S. politician). It was later annexed by the city of Pittsburgh on December 1, 1884. Homewood in the beginning held mainly estates for the wealthy; Homewood was also the Pittsburgh residence of industrialists Andrew Carnegie and Thomas M. Carnegie until the late 1880s. Starting in the 1910s, Irish, Italian, German, and upper middle class black families started moving into Homewood due to the low-cost of housing. This caused Homewood to become more diverse. At first relations between the white and black residents of Homewood were quite good, it was not until later that tensions between the different ethnic groups became more strained.

Company Rating

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104 FB users likes Homewood, set it to 22 position in Likes Rating for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in Neighborhood category

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Summary

Homewood is Pittsburgh based place and this enity listed in Neighborhood category. 15206, 15208. Contact phone number of Homewood: (412) 665-2700