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Coordinates: 40°29′13″N 80°01′01″W / 40.487°N 80.017°W / 40.487; -80.017

Perry North
(Observatory Hill)
Allegheny Observatory 2007a.jpg
The Allegheny Observatory at the top of Observatory Hill.
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Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°29′13″N 80°01′01″W / 40.487°N 80.017°W / 40.487; -80.017
Population (1990): 4927[1]
Population (2000): 4669[1]
Area: 1.212 mi² [1]

Perry North (also known as Observatory Hill) is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA's north city area. It lies within zip codes 15212 and 15214, and has representation on Pittsburgh City Council by the council member for District 1 (North Neighborhoods). The Pittsburgh Bureau of fire houses 34 Engine in Perry North.

Observatory Hill was originally part of Allegheny City. Since Allegheny City's annexation to the city of Pittsburgh in 1907, the Observatory Hill district has expanded and is home to nearly 14,000 residents. The neighborhood has stately homes, a business district, Riverview Park, and the Allegheny Observatory.

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Surrounding neighborhoods

Bellevue, Brighton Heights, Marshall-Shadeland, Northview Heights, Perry South, Ross Township, Summer Hill

References

  1. ^ a b c Census: Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Department of City Planning. January 2006. http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/cp/assets/census/2000_census_pgh_jan06.pdf. Retrieved 2007-07-19.  

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See also

List of Pittsburgh neighborhoods


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