Say Cheese! Celebrating National Pizza Day

Tomorrow’s National Pizza Day and we’re celebrating the only way we know how—with a slice (or four), of course!   Pizza… Where would we be without that holy trinity of dough, cheese, and tomato sauce? If the tomato hadn’t been introduced to Naples in the 16th century, we might very well know the answer to […]

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We Proudly Support Veterans’ Place

Franklin West, Inc. is proud to support the work of Veterans’ Place. On December 20th, the Apartment Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh (AAMP)—of which Franklin West, Inc. is an executive board member—presented Veteran’ Place with a contribution of continuing support for anticipated extensive facility renovations, including a new class rooms, laundry facilities,  and an expanded food […]

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Shop Local: Small Business Saturday in Shadyside

Black Friday gets all the press this time of year. Promotions flood emails and social channels. At Franklin West Inc., we believe in the importance of raising up local small businesses. So, please join us in sending love to and supporting these neighborhood stops and shops, which bring so much life to the East End community. […]

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Franklin West Apartments: A Tour Down Shady Avenue

If you know Shadyside, Pittsburgh, you know it’s stately, Victorian homes, tree-lined streets, unique shops, amazing restaurants, and bustling nightlife. What you may not know, is that in the early 1960s, parts of Shadyside were in disarray. With an abundance of neglected homes,  Millionaire’s Row and the surrounding area suffered at the rise of suburban […]

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East Liberty: Pittsburgh’s Shining Star

Have you heard the news? TIME Magazine has just listed East Liberty as the #1 coolest neighborhood (shared with Lawrenceville) in America right now! Read the article here. We’re thrilled that the rest of the country is seeing what we’ve known for 50 years. Straddling Shadyside and East Liberty, Franklin West, Inc. has always been a active participant […]

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219 Carron Street || Apartment Tour & Open House

It’s a celebration! We’re inviting everyone to an open house this Sunday, October 1st, for a tour of our latest residences at 219 Carron Street. Join us from 11am to 3pm for a tour of these stunning apartments, accompanied by cookies, cider, and coffee! All are welcome. Perfectly situated in the heart of Shadyside’s East […]

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Shadyside Art Festival

For 21 years now, Shadyside has been home to the annual “Art Festival on Walnut Street”, a celebration of local artists, crafters, and much more. On Saturday, August 29th from 10am to 7pm and Sunday, August 30th, from 10am to 5pm, you can experience one of the top art shows in Pennsylvania — free to […]

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Embark on a Porter Brewery Tour!

Looking for a break from your normal weekend go-tos? Love a good libation with friends? Not not just any ol’ drink, but an effervescent brew? Then come celebrate Pittsburgh’s local craft beer culture with the Porter Brewery tours! You’ll get a new taste of the city by sampling pints at 3 amazing local breweries over […]

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Announcing Our Newest Luxury Apartments — NOW Available!

We are absolutely thrilled to be announcing our newest apartments in the heart of Pittsburgh’s East End! A chic, contemporary exterior welcomes twelve one-bedroom and loft-style apartments, all of which are ready to say “Welcome home!” to new residents. That’s right, this stunning building is ready for immediate occupancy! Each unit is unique, and each stars […]

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