Welcome to Mt. Lebanon
A charming suburb of Pittsburgh that’s ready to welcome new members to its community.
Located just seven miles from the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, Mt. Lebanon is an affluent suburb that is family-friendly and full of fun activities for residents of all ages. This walkable community is easy to navigate and located near the T-Line for those who commute into the city.
Mt. Lebanon was incorporated as a “First Class Township” in 1912 and quickly became a popular neighborhood for commuters when streetcar lines were built. The population soared as more transportation became available, and the suburb now boasts 33,000 residents.
Homes here feature a variety of styles, making this area unique and interesting. From modern homes to Tudor Revivals, there is a style of home to fit everyone’s tastes. The median home value is $323,000 and is expected to increase by more than 10% in the next year.
What to Love
- The expansive Mt. Lebanon Public Library appeals to children as well as lifelong learners
- Miles of trails and paths keep residents healthy and in touch with nature
- A true French bakery, La Gourmandine is a favorite of residents and visitors alike
People & Lifestyle
With an urban yet casual atmosphere, Mt. Lebanon is a perfect community for those who want to live a more relaxed lifestyle yet still be close to the action of a major metropolis. A Tree City USA, the suburb is made for walking, and residents enjoy the changing of the seasons as they explore Mt. Lebanon’s unique shops and restaurants.
Mt. Lebanon is popular with those who work in Pittsburgh but do not want to pay higher housing costs in the city and want to raise their families in a smaller community. With its excellent schools and lack of crime, Mt. Lebanon is perfect for young families who want to live a quieter life without sacrificing the opportunities that come with living in Pittsburgh.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Mt. Lebanon has a family-friendly feel with plenty of opportunities to browse artists’ and farmers’ markets and take in nature at the variety of parks and parades.
The Galleria of Mt. Lebanon is a gathering place for residents and provides plenty of opportunities to eat and shop. Stores include Pottery Barn and Williams Sonoma and popular restaurants like Mitchell’s Fish Market and Bravo! Cucina Italiana.
Local neighborhood bar and restaurant Bistro 19
is a favorite of those who want quality meals at affordable prices. Those looking for Naples-style oven-fired pizzas gravitate to Il Pizzaiolo
while residents love having a drink at The Saloon
, where they can always count on meeting a familiar face.
Things to Do
From First Fridays to Lebo Light Night, there is always something fun to do in Mt. Lebanon. Focused on family and community, the suburb hosts various gatherings to celebrate everything from Halloween to the lighting of the town Christmas tree.
Popular events in Mt. Lebanon include First Fridays, a monthly celebration of community with street performers and live bands, the Ultra Redux Summer Street Party
that occurs each August, and the Mt. Lebanon Uptown Market that opens every spring and features a variety of local vendors.
Mt. Lebanon is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts with more than a dozen parks, a municipal golf course, and a tennis center and ball field. A resident favorite spot is Bird Park
, which features a picnic shelter, a fire circle, and more than 42 acres of woodland trails.
Mt. Lebanon is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Foster Elementary school, for grades K-5, is ranked the 13th-best public elementary school in the state
- Jefferson Middle School, for kids grades 6-8, is ranked the eighth-best public middle school in Pennsylvania
- Mt. Lebanon Senior High School, for grades 9-12, is ranked the 10th-best public high school in Pennsylvania