A Perfectly Preserved Mid-Century Modern Home Goes on the Market in Ross

The modernized, three-bedroom home still contains all its original 1950s-era touches.

PHOTOS BY GENE YUGER, PITTSBURGH REAL ESTATE MEDIA Bob Scheible enjoyed the rare experience of remodeling his childhood home, although there wasn’t much to do;  his parents put all the right pieces in place when they built their Mid-Century Modern brick ranch in Ross back in 1955.   “It was kind of a labor of love,” Scheible says. “I did everything…

Property of the Week: Mixed-Use Building in West End Village

There is approximately 7,500 square feet of office space plus parking for six or more vehicles on site.

510 S MAIN STREET PITTSBURGH (WEST END VILLAGE) 15220 Presented by Kelly Frey Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty This one-of-a-kind, mixed-use building, in Pittsburgh’s up-and-coming West End Village, welcomes you with a gorgeous stone façade. Step inside to the custom tile/limestone floors, 10 ft ceilings, skylights, huge glass block windows and luxury tiled baths. Don’t miss the main and…

Why a Victorian in Etna Became a Respite to a Former Nomad

The conveniently located, two-unit building is filled with original details.

PHOTOS BY JESSE RIESMEYER Growing up in a military family, Ann Bridgham spent a good deal of her life moving. So when she settled down for good in the Pittsburgh area 16 years ago, she entered a different phase of her life. “It amazes me,” she says. “I had never lived in any one place for more than two to…

House of the Week: Spacious Two-Story Colonial in Fox Chapel

This mini-estate has plenty of room inside and out.

101 Hillcrest Rd Fox Chapel, PA 15238 Presented by Stephanie Veenis Howard Hanna Real Estate Services This five-bedroom home is updated throughout with the ease of today’s lifestyle floor plan. There is an open family room and kitchen with access to the ever-popular outdoor theatre with fireplace, heaters and adjustable shades. Relax in the wood-paneled study that has a log burning fireplace…

Announcing the 7th Annual Ultimate House

In Spring 2022, Pittsburgh Magazine launched the 7th annual Ultimate House at a luncheon held at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, located in Settler’s Cabin Park in Collier and North Fayette townships. Bobby & Megan Steele shared their vision for Hawk Hill and the Ultimate House with dozens of the top brands and businesses in home construction and design in this region. The Ultimate…

Property of the Week: Endless Possibilities for This West End Building

There's room for a brewery, offices, condos or even your private residence.

424 South Main Street Pittsburgh Presented by Kelly Frey Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty This is your opportunity to own the most well-known building in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Historic West End Village. Stretching almost 1/2 a city block, approx. 19,000 sq. ft., once home to the famous Village Tavern & Trattoria, 424 South Main Street is now ready…

Real Pittsburgh Wedding: Matt Brand and Maria Strnisha Were Up with Love

This couple had an “Up”-themed wedding, complete with grape soda pins and a replica of the house from the Disney/Pixar movie.

PHOTOS BY JENNA HIDINGER PHOTOGRAPHY Matt Brand and Maria Strnisha May 14, 2022 When Matt Met Maria Matt Brand and Maria Strnisha met in September 2017 at Ginger Hill Tavern while out with friends. It was Maria’s last year of college at Slippery Rock University, and she was hesitant to start a relationship during her senior year; Matt persisted until…

Cookie Table Contest Winner: Lindsey and David Continue the Tradition

Meet the couple — and view the treats — that won our biannual cookie table contest.

PHOTOS BY KRISTEN WYNN PHOTOGRAPHY Guests from 17 states traveled across the country to attend the wedding of Lindsey Crandell and David Haberman. While some out-of-town guests were surprised by the idea of a cookie table, the Pittsburgh tradition has always held a place in the lives of the couple, who originate from the North Hills. “It’s my favorite dessert, and…

This Stone Storybook Charmer in Baldwin Borough is Ready For its Next Chapter

The updated, three-bedroom Cape Cod features an arched red front door alongside a stone chimney.

PHOTOS BY ED ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY Dr. Sherri Johnson never intended to move to Pittsburgh — then she fell in love.  “I was working in Kentucky when I met my late husband, Dr. Thomas Lehman,” she says. “He was from Ohio.”  The couple moved to Pittsburgh after Lehman became the medical director of Wexford Health Sources. “We were renting in Green…

Yes, You Can Still Snag a Home in Lawrenceville for a Decent Price

Two renovated row houses on 42nd Street have different charms, but the same convenient location.

PHOTO BY 360 CAPTURES Broadway lovers worldwide will forever connect 42nd Street to the musical of the same name as it follows tap-dancing ingenue Peggy Sawyer to stardom. It also happens to be an intersection off of the heart of Broadway in New York City, where a one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo will list for close to a million dollars.  Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville…

House of the Week: Luxury Downtown Condo

This corner unit has more than 3,000 square feet of living space and is six stories high into the Pittsburgh skyline.

301 Fifth Avenue Residence 604 Pittsburgh, Pa 15222 Presented by Diana & Kathleen Mathison Howard Hanna Real Estate Services This exclusive property embodies masterful design and superb architectural purpose. Diligently designed with attention to detail maximizing the use of natural elements and lighting to bring the outdoors into its urban space. All components have been upgraded with smart home enhancements…

A Two-Bedroom Condo Could Be Your Ticket to Ownership in Oakmont

The reasonably priced, low-maintenance condo is within walking distance of the borough’s charming main street and amenities.

PHOTOS BY MARK HOLEWINSKI At a time when mortgage interest rates are high, and inventory is low, a low-maintenance condominium at a reasonable price in a charming, walkable community has all the right ingredients for a hot property. Located at 416 Isabella St., The Towers in Oakmont was built in 1967 as a five-story apartment complex before being flipped to…

Opportunity Knocks in One of Pittsburgh’s Up-and-Coming Neighborhoods

A remodeled, three-story house in Sheraden is part of the West End’s renaissance in the real estate market.

PHOTOS BY JESSE RIESMEYER Once plagued by blight, Sheraden in Pittsburgh’s West End neighborhoods is finally making its mark on the region’s real estate market. “People who have options are to move to Sheraden now,” says neighborhood developer Kelly Carter, who grew up in Sheraden. “That was not the case five years ago. It happened really fast — just like…

Starting The Year Off With a Bang: a New Year’s Wedding

As the clock struck midnight, this Pittsburgh couple shared a kiss as husband and wife.

PHOTOS BY KRISTEN WYNN PHOTOGRAPHY It’s safe to say that Kate Miller and Jaymee Shepherd had getting married on their list of resolutions for the new year. The two tied the knot on Dec. 31, 2021, at Saint Kilian Church in Cranberry, starting their ceremony at 5:30 p.m. so the festivities could go to midnight. The reception had everything you…

Our Pittsburgher of the Year: Rich Fitzgerald

Coming into the home stretch of his three terms as Allegheny County Executive, this quintessential native son is aiming to reshape the region for the next generation.

In the heart of Bloomfield, as a drum roll cuts through the crisp evening air, people dressed as giant puppets line up for the annual Halloween parade. The towering bird, sun and dog costumes are so vibrant they look like they stepped off a Mardi Gras float. Behind them stands a red-headed man in a nondescript blue suit. Allegheny County…

House of the Week: Custom-Built Contemporary in Sewickley Heights

This four-bedroom home sits on a partially wooded, 8.38 acre lot.

955 Blackburn Rd Sewickley Heights, PA 15143 Presented by James Clark Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Constructed of stone and redwood, the custom home boasts 5,800 square feet of soaring, museum-quality ceilings, plaster crown moldings, abundant light and refined gathering spaces. Adjacent to the gourmet kitchen, a light-filled atrium overlooks an expansive koi pond. The stone fireplace warms the family room, where…

You’ll See the Sky and the Skyline from This Downtown Condo

Filled with modern touches, the two-level unit at Lumiere has breathtaking views of Pittsburgh.

PHOTOS BY ALEXIS FATALSKY PHOTOGRAPHY It’s been nearly three years since Pittsburgh Magazine featured the Terrace Penthouse at Downtown’s Lumiere as its fifth annual Ultimate House. Built by Millcraft Development at the site of the former Saks Fifth Avenue store along Oliver Avenue, the building’s penthouse features four bedrooms, 3½ bathrooms and a 20-foot-wide glass NanaWall that opens to a…

House of the Week: Classic Mt. Lebanon Tudor

This four-bedroom home is convenient to everything.

76 Standish Blvd Mt Lebanon, PA 15228 Presented by Vera Purcell Howard Hanna Real Estate Services This home oozes character and charm from the gables to the stone wood trim, hardwoods and design. Immaculately maintained with a new kitchen, off of the family room is a fantastic deck that leads to the enclosed pool (pool house) just updated mechanics and…

A Fairy ‘Godmother’ Oversaw the Transformation of this Mount Washington Beauty

Godmother Properties turned the neglected, century-old property into a contemporary, four-bedroom fairytale.

Sometimes a thorn in the side can become a rose — enhancing everything around it.  Take for instance, the beauty that has grown from 404 Eureka St.  When Godmother Properties took over the Mount Washington home in 2018, it appeared ready for foreclosure. The two-story home had white vinyl siding that had turned to gray and in front was a…

“The Christmas House” in Oakmont is Picturesque Enough for a Postcard

Filled with gingerbread details, the borough’s oldest house was moved several times.

PHOTOS BY EXPOSURE IT REAL ESTATE MEDIA Built in 1850, the oldest house in Oakmont has been around the block a few times — literally. Amy Reiss thinks it’s one of most interesting things about her Italianate-style, 172-year-old home at 667 Fourth St.  “It was moved twice, so very long ago when there were no big trucks,” she says. “The…

You Can Enjoy the Sunsets from this Mint Condition Townhouse

The immaculate three-bedroom home in Kennedy has two custom decks.

PHOTOS BY 360 CAPTURES LLC After buying their first home in 2016, Pamela and Domenic DiPaolo took it on a joyful six-year journey.  As they were planning their fall wedding that year, they decided to focus their house hunt along the Interstate 376 West corridor. “That morning, we looked at a house in Green Tree,” Domenic says. “Pam wanted to…

Winter Getaways: Presque Isle State Park

A very popular destination in the summer, this Erie landmark can be just as magical on a frigid winter day.

PHOTOS BY RICHARD COOK I wasn’t expecting much of a crowd when my wife and I decided on a Sunday road trip to Presque Isle State Park in the middle of February. The sun was out as the temperature inched above freezing. Driving through the park entrance, we realized we were not alone. Not by a long shot. Our first stop…

Winter Getaways: Getaway Beaver Creek

All the comforts of home at this Lisbon, Ohio getaway, minus most of the electronic connections to the outside world.

PHOTOS BY VIRGINIA LINN The tiny cabins at Getaway Beaver Creek are exactly as advertised: They’re tiny and you’re away — unplugged to virtually everything electronic and a little more than an hour from Pittsburgh. It’s one of 28 outposts across the country for Getaway, a hospitality company founded in 2015 that offers what it calls “mindful escapes.” Each is…

Winter Getaways: Savage River Lodge

This getaway just over two hours away in Frostburg, Md., is a blend of outdoor fun and indoor comfort.

PHOTO BY JENNIFER DOBSON For many Pittsburghers, the idea of a classic Maryland vacation sparks visions of crushing soft-shell crabs or crab cakes by the Chesapeake Bay — or water activities in Deep Creek. But I’d also consider a winter visit to the spine of the Appalachian Mountains that runs through the state’s western panhandle. I stayed overnight at Savage…