Welcome to SouthSide

Funky and feisty. Ethnic and historical

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A walkable wonderland


A little about SouthSide

South Side has variety galore. Its "Great American Main Street" – East Carson Street, features 15 blocks of Victorian architecture and was named a National Historic District. Boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, theater and live music venues, are all within walking distance. You can also get a tattoo, dye your hair purple and hoist a yard, making for some of the best people-watching around!

The history of SouthSide

In 1763, King George III of England granted John Ormsby, a soldier in the French and Indian War as well as the alleged first settler of Pittsburgh, 2,400 acres of land along the southern banks of the Monongahela River for his service in the capture of Fort Duquesne. Ormsby divided the land into four boroughs - South Pittsburgh, Birmingham, Ormsby, and East Birmingham, which is present day South Side Slopes. South Side expanded and grew in order to keep up with Pittsburgh's industrial boom, adopting the nickname "Workshop of the World". The industry of glass-making was predominant in the early 1800s, and later the banks of the Monongahela River became home to the iron and steel operations run by the company J&L Steel.


Businesses in SouthSide

Here is a collection of SouthSide businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.



Fireborn Studios


Pottery, hand-blown glass, crafts, artwork and more


Judit European Visage & Day Spa

Haircare / Spas

Featuring Hungarian Visage


Morning Glory Inn


A Victorian brick townhouse bed and breakfast


Hello Bistro


Burgers. Salads. Together. The way it should be.




The finest Spanish Continental Cuisine


Nakama Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar


Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar


The Pub Chip Shop


Classic British Pub food and bakery


American Natural Eatery


A new kind of convenience store


Abe Bernstein Clothing


Clothing that works for work


Bloom Cigars


Cigars and other of life's delights




Women's Clothing and accessories


Le Petit Chocolat


Handcrafted chocolates and filled gourmet cupcakes