University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

About Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh SkylinePittsburgh is a vibrant city, offering affordable living, distinctive neighborhoods, and an abundance of entertainment and leisure activities. Located where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers form the Ohio River, the Pittsburgh area boasts a population of over 2.6 million and combines the amenities of a large city with the friendly feel of a small town. Safe neighborhoods, excellent restaurants and clubs, and an exciting art and music scene make Pittsburgh a great place to work and play. We believe that quality of life is important.

Allegheny County has more than 1,700 bridges and 720 are within the Pittsburgh city limits.

#1 Most livable city in the United States (2010,; 2009 The Economist; 2007 and 1985 Rand-McNally’s Places Rated Almanac).

Things to Do and Community Resources

Pittsburgh has undergone a striking renaissance from a down-and-out smokestack to a gleaming cultural oasis. There are great restaurants, excellent shopping, breakthrough galleries and prestigious museums.

Food, sports, music, and the arts—you’ll find all that in Pittsburgh, and more! Here are a few Web links to get you started.

August Wilson Center


The Arts