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The campus is close to the city of Pittsburgh and to other local attractions, such as the world-famous Kennywood amusement park.

Penn State Greater Allegheny sign on the PA Turnpike attractions list

Students enjoy visiting the nearby Waterfront shopping and entertainment complex. Built on the site of the former Homestead Works steel mill, shoppers can see "12 towering smokestacks that used to vent heat from red-hot steel ingots waiting to be reshaped in the 45-inch slab mill" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 30, 2006).

Waterfront Homestead PA smokestacks

A view of downtown Pittsburgh from the Allegheny River

Take the opportunity to explore the Greater Pittsburgh region:

Visit Pittsburgh web site

Allegheny County visitor information

Pittsburgh International Airport

 

Campus map

Campus map (pdf file)