Central Lawrenceville
Butler Street Gatehouse of Allegheny Cemetery
Coordinates: 40°28′19″N 79°57′32″W / 40.472°N 79.959°W / 40.472; -79.959
CountryUnited States
CountyAllegheny County
 • Total0.963 sq mi (2.49 km2)
 • Total4,482
 • Density4,700/sq mi (1,800/km2)
ZIP Code
The Government Way city steps in Central Lawrenceville Pittsburgh. Photo by Laura Zurowski.
The Government Way city steps in Central Lawrenceville Pittsburgh. Photo by Laura Zurowski.

Central Lawrenceville is a neighborhood in the northeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States. It has a zip code of 15201, and has representation on Pittsburgh City Council by the council member for District 7 (North Central East Neighborhoods). It is home to Allegheny Cemetery. Central Lawrenceville is the home of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire's 6 Engine and 6 Truck.

Surrounding and adjacent neighborhoods

Central Lawrenceville has five land borders with the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Upper Lawrenceville to the north, Stanton Heights to the east and northeast, Garfield to the southeast, Bloomfield to the south, and Lower Lawrenceville to the southwest. Across the Allegheny River to the northwest, Central Lawrenceville runs adjacent with Millvale (with a direct connector via 40th Street Bridge) and Shaler Township.

City Steps

While the Central Lawrenceville neighborhood only has one distinct flight of city steps - it's an essential one for connecting residents to two popular amenities. In Central Lawrenceville, the Government Way Steps of Pittsburgh provides easy access between the Carnegie Public Library Lawrenceville branch and Arsenal Park. These sidewalk steps provide a safe passage for walkers of all ages.[2]


  1. ^ a b "PGHSNAP 2010 Raw Census Data by Neighborhood". Pittsburgh Department of City Planning [PGHSNAP Utility]. 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  2. ^ Regan, Bob (2015). Pittsburgh Steps, The Story of the City's Public Stairways. Globe Pequot. ISBN 978-1-4930-1384-5.

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