PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh is among the “Top 100 Places to Live in America” according to a new report.
The report from livability.com says the city is number 45 on the list.
The company cited the reinvention of the former steel industry into a thriving innovation center, its diverse group of start-ups, and its friendliness towards first-time buyers due to its affordable entry points as factors behind the decision.
Pittsburgh also has world-class colleges and universities like the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, as well as top industries in manufacturing, healthcare, energy, business and financial services, and information technology.
The city’s sports teams, including the Pirates, Penguins and Steelers, as well as a thriving arts and culture scene are also attracting, the report said.
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