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Mt. Lebanon

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Mt. Lebanon

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For other places with the same name, see Mount Lebanon (disambiguation).

Mt. Lebanon [1] is an affluent suburb in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, about seven miles south of Downtown Pittsburgh. Uptown Mt. Lebanon, a business district along Washington Road in the northern part of the township, is one of the more prominent business districts in the area outside of Pittsburgh itself.

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By air

Mt. Lebanon is primarily served by the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), located at 1000 Airport Blvd off Interstate 376 between Moon and Findlay townships. The Allegheny County Airport is located at 12 Allegheny County Airport Rd off PA-51 in West Mifflin, and provides access for smaller, personal aircraft.

By car

US Route 19 runs right through Mt. Lebanon, and it, among other major arteries, can access Interstates 376, 276, 579 and 79, which runs to the west of Pittsburgh and goes north-south. Interstate 376 can access Interstate 76 (the Pennsylvania Turnpike) for east-west interstate access.

By Bus

There are no Greyhound bus stations in Mt. Lebanon, the closest station is at the main terminal in Pittsburgh at 55 11th St, (412) 392-6514.

Get around[edit]

By car, the quickest way from Downtown Pittsburgh is to take the Liberty Tunnel and Liberty Avenue south until it becomes Washington Road (U.S. Route 19) upon entering Mt. Lebanon.

The Port Authority provides public transit access from Pittsburgh to Mt. Lebanon - including the "T" light rail service. The 42C and 42S rail lines will take you from Downtown through the small suburb of Dormont to Mt. Lebanon station, which will put you directly in Uptown Mt. Lebanon. The 42C stops at Castle Shannon, a suburb located due east of Mt. Lebanon, while the 42S (along with the 47S, which does not serve Uptown) continues south to serve South Hills Village, a mall just beyond the southern end of Mt. Lebanon. Most of Mt. Lebanon lies within Zone 1, where the fare is $2 for a trip from downtown, while South Hills Village lies in Zone 2, where the fare is $2.60 from downtown.

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  • Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, 509 Washington Road (just north of the Mt. Lebanon "T" Station). A huge cemetery (almost 25,000 people are buried here) with a very park-like atmosphere. The cemetery dates to the 1880s, and there are a lot of interesting gravestones to look at.
  • St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church, 311 Washington Road, +1 412 561-3300, [2]. A huge catholic church - be sure to step inside and look up at the intricately decorated ceiling and the beautiful stained glass windows.

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  • Lebanon Shops, 300 Mt Lebanon Blvd, a strip shopping center bordering with the neighboring township of Castle Shannon. Many different stores, restaurants and other activities.
  • South Hills Village mall, just south of Mt. Lebanon at Washington Road (US Route 19) and Fort Couch Road.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Pizzaiolo, 703 Washington Road. The food is always fantastic, punctuated by Nepoletana pizza from a woodfired brick oven, homemade desserts, and a classy winebar serving over 200 italian wines.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Saloon of Mt. Lebanon (a.k.a. "The Saloon"), 622 Washington Rd, (412) 531-5666. A popular Mt. Lebanon staple with an outdoor deck (weather permitting).

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