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


Follow us on social media to get the latest information about scenic issues in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Latest News

Progress on Our Fineview Greenspace Cleanup

Progress on Our Fineview Greenspace Cleanup

From Scenic Pittsburgh Last week the fine folks from Allegheny Cleanways Dumpbusters program continued their cleanup of our greenspace in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Fineview. The big attraction was the garbage chute, which made it easier to get trash from ...

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Keep Billboards Away from Schools, Parks and Churches

Keep Billboards Away from Schools, Parks and Churches

Earlier this month, you might have received an email from Scenic America urging your support for SB 557, and we wanted to tell you a bit more about this proposed legislation, which is specific to our state, Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania State Senate is ...

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