Chateau (Pittsburgh)

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Neighborhood of Pittsburgh
Chateau is the swathe of large warehouses and other industrial facilities between the Ohio River and Route 65.
Chateau is the swathe of large warehouses and other industrial facilities between the Ohio River and Route 65.
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Coordinates: 40°26′57″N 80°01′42″W / 40.4493°N 80.0283°W / 40.4493; -80.0283
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny County
City Pittsburgh
 • Total 0.383 sq mi (0.99 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 11
 • Density 29/sq mi (11/km2)

Chateau is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's North Side area. It has a zip code of 15233, and has representation on Pittsburgh City Council by the council member for District 6 (North Shore/Downtown Neighborhoods).[3] It is on the banks of the Ohio River and is separated from the neighborhood of Manchester by PA Route 65.

As of the 2000 U.S. Census, Chateau has a population of 39. A 2006 investigation by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette found the neighborhood virtually uninhabited.[4] This may be because the neighborhood mostly consists of warehouses and places of business along the Ohio River.

In August 2009, the Rivers Casino opened along the Ohio River in the Chateau neighborhood. The Carnegie Science Center and the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild are also located in Chateau.

Surrounding and adjacent Pittsburgh neighborhoods[edit]

Chateau has four land borders with the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Manchester to the north and north-northeast, Allegheny West to the northeast, North Shore to the east, and Marshall-Shadeland to the northwest. Across the Ohio River, Chateau runs adjacent with the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of (from northwest to southeast) Esplen, Elliott, West End Valley (with direct link via West End Bridge) and the South Shore

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Census: Pittsburgh" (PDF). Pittsburgh Department of City Planning. January 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-10. Retrieved 2007-07-19.
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  3. ^ Toker, Franklin (1994) [1986]. Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-5434-6.
  4. ^ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "New casino had no 'not in my back yard' problem in Chateau; there are no back yards." Dec. 28, 2006


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