We are Scenic Pittsburgh


Scenic Pittsburgh is a nonprofit organization that protects, enhances, and promotes the scenic beauty – both natural and built – of southwestern Pennsylvania. Our work is focused on the nexus where economic development, community health, and environmental and historic preservation meet.

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We protect scenic resources, but what are they? View our video to understand the kinds of scenic beauty that we defend and promote.

While we will work with any community in our 10-county region that requests our support, our outreach efforts are focused on communities that meet federal and state criteria for being low- to moderate-income.

Read our Executive Director’s statement on the crucial importance of scenic resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We serve the following 10 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland.

What does it mean when we say Scenic Pittsburgh is “Pro-Beauty?” See our Pro-Beauty Is… infographic.

We believe that beauty is good for business, and that everyone deserves to live, work and play in a beautiful place.

Find out more about our foundational beliefs: What We Believe


Latest News

Give a Holiday Gift: Buy a Scenic Pittsburgh Mug

Give a Holiday Gift: Buy a Scenic Pittsburgh Mug

Support Scenic SW Pennsylvania with style! If you’re looking for a unique gift that celebrates the irreplaceable beauty of southwestern Pennsylvania, why not gift one of our scenic coffee mugs? Showing an early morning scene of one of Pittsburgh’s ...

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Ligonier, Indovina Architects, McKnight Realty: 2021 Scenic Awards

Ligonier, Indovina Architects, McKnight Realty: 2021 Scenic Awards

Beginning in August of 2019, Scenic Pittsburgh created the Southwestern PA Scenic Awards program to recognize excellence in preservation, enhancement, and promotion of scenic resources in the region. We hope that the example provided by the award ...

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