Schenley Plaza

4100 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 412-682-7275

Description

This five-acre plaza is the formal entry to the city's popular Schenley Park.

Schenley Park is a large municipal park made up of 300 acres donated by local philanthropist Mary Schenley (1826-1903) in 1889 and another 120 acres that the city subsequently purchased from her.

A green oasis in the urban neighborhood of Oakland, the plaza features dining kiosks, a tented area and free wireless internet.

The focus of Schenley Plaza is the PNC Carousel, a Victorian-style carousel, built by American craftsmen featuring a menagerie of animals symbolizes the fellowship and diversity of Pittsburgh.

Hours of operation

The plaza is open 24-hours a day.

Parking

Metered parking is available in the surrounding area along Schenley Plaza's main streets.

Bus routes that serve this area

  • 28X - Airport Flyer
  • 36D - Westwood
  • 46A - Brentwood
  • 500 - Highland Park - Bellevue
  • 501 - Manchester - Wiikinsburg
  • 54C - North Side - Oakland - South Side
  • 59U - Oakland - Century III Mall
  • 61A - East Pittsburgh - Wilkinsburg
  • 61B - Braddock - Swissvale
  • 61C - McKeesport - Homestead
  • 71C - Wilkinsburg - East Liberty
  • 71D - Hamilton
  • 84A - Herron Hill - Oakland
  • 84B - Oakland Loop
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