Dormont is a close-in suburb just south of Pittsburgh that combines affordable and spacious, early 20th century homes with architectural design ranging from Arts and Crafts, American Craftsman and Victorian to FourSquare, Colonial and Cottage.
The community has developed a dense but vibrant set of amenities into a single square mile
, including parks, a large community swimming pool, locally owned restaurants, such bars and unique shops as used record stores, tailors, an independent theatre and a library. It's also directly on the public T transportation line
and regular bus routes for commuters. Its walkable, tree-lined streets
are also home to Indian, Mexican, Greek, Chinese, Slavic and Italian restaurants,as well as a host of pubs, pizzerias, a 24-hour diner, a bowling alley, a shuffleboard court, an historic, independent theater and plenty of green space.
- Near-in suburb, just three miles from downtown
- Public transit-Port Authority "T" (light rail) line and regular bus routes
- Housing-Historic homes, apartments
- Amenities-Walkable business district with an eclectic mix of ethnic restaurants, personal services and community organizations
- Outside: A 25-acre park with playground, tennis,shuffleboard, picnic area and one of the largest outdoor pools in Pennsylvania
- Population: 9,000
- School District: Keystone Oaks
- Historic: Hollywood Theatre-Independent