Ideally located in the middle of the historic cultural district, Penn Commons presents a unique opportunity for students to live within walking distance of their campus and yet experience the shopping, jobs, theaters, art venues, and many distinctive Pittsburgh dining experiences that make up the cultural district. Other close by areas include the North Shore and Station Square.
The cultural district is home to The Art Institute, Point Park University, Duquesne University, DeVry University, Vet Tech Institute and Kaplan Career Institute. Penn Commons also serves the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Chatham University, Sanford Brown Institute and the Community College of Allegheny County. Penn Commons provides suite style living at affordable prices.