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Amberson Plaza Apartments

5030 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
68%
24
Reviews
68%
% Recommended
52%
City Average
03/05/14
Resident

Overall, I think this is an outstanding place to live. I've lived here for 3.5 years and am only leaving because of a job in another city. The best part of the building is the manager and maintenance staff. They are… Full Review ▶

04/06/13
Resident

good place to live for 1-2 year. close to grocery. Manager is very nice. I live on the opposite side to the daycare, so it is not noisy at all. I can find parking all the time. Overall good place to… Full Review ▶

04/02/13
Resident

I won't recommend this place to anyone because : 1- Stink bugs are everywhere and they can't get rid of them !!! 2- The place is exteremely noisy ! if not from the next apartments, from the street. Sometimes you will… Full Review ▶

01/31/13
Resident

Pros - 1. Great location for students or employees at UPMC Shadyside. 2. Close to groceries - Giant Eagle, Whole Foods, Target, Trader Joe's 3. Entrances are video-monitored. 4. Friendly building management staffs. Cons - 1. Noise - If your unit… Full Review ▶

11/29/12
Resident

Amberson Plaza is a very good place to live. The manager is very friendly, they fix things very quickly. The only problems I have had are with, parking 2 months ago and stink bugs last month! I guess a lot of… Full Review ▶

04/17/12
Resident

There was a lot of really nice things about Amberson Plaza Apartments, but for me there was one gigantic flaw that ruined it for me. Let's start off with the good things. My apartment room was pretty new and clean, compared… Full Review ▶

07/12/11
Resident

Though I booked the apartment directly from India (friend helped in clicking photos and reviewing it) I was totally happy with the apartment. I stayed in a 1 BHK with a room mate and it was spacious for 2 of us.… Full Review ▶

08/14/10
Resident

I lived there from Dec 2007 - Aug 2010. The apartment building is from the 1970s (newish for Pittsburgh) and had some quirks. My particular apartment had a newly refurbished kitchen and new carpet. Heat and cooler were a little less… Full Review ▶

03/16/10
Resident

I've lived here for about a year and a half now. The location is ideal - conveniently located near Carnegie Mellon and Pitt as well as several branches of UPMC. There is a Giant Eagle Market District a short bus ride… Full Review ▶

04/23/08
Resident

What I liked at Amberson Plaza was management staff. I don't expect good service in U.S. (sorry) however, I was impressed about their service. They are very friendly and diligent. The building is a little old but it is well maintained.… Full Review ▶

04/17/08
Resident

I've stayed in Amberson Plaza for one year, and I really like here. It's quiet, and everything just in ordered. We have a manager working Monday to Friday, and she can get parcels for us, that's pretty good, otherwise you got… Full Review ▶

12/31/07
Resident

I studied at carnegie mellon and stayed here in my final year. It's a little far from cmu but i drove. Pros: 1) Spacious for the amount you pay. 2) Apartment well maintained. I've stayed in 2 other places (one more… Full Review ▶

07/30/07
Resident

As you may have seen the Pittsburgh guide recommends Amberson Plaza for a very nice environment including s3wimming pool and gim room. However the gim room is really bad in the sense that you can not use anything there is more… Full Review ▶

07/24/07
Resident

Dear all, I have stayed in Amberson Plaza several years just because I want to be close to school, but before going to stay there you should be aware that in winter it might be very cold as the heating system… Full Review ▶

03/21/07
Resident

I have been here for almost 5 yrs now. If you work in Shadyside Hospital, its next door. If you work in UPMC Presbyterian, its about 10 minutes. Very convenient location - small deli store within 50 feet to buy all… Full Review ▶

06/30/06
Resident

I was a grad student who lived at Amberson Plaza Apartments for my entire four years at Pitt. It was definitely a good deal for the price. The apartment is relatively new for Pittsburgh standards (built in 1970's). Also, the apt… Full Review ▶

05/22/06
Resident

A comfortable apartment home for small families and professional students. A "melting pot" environment where the hallways smell of homecooked international food. Full Review ▶

05/13/05
Resident

Even though i thought this place was a little bit expensive, I didn't have many problems. but the landlord is very greedy, and wants to raise my rent for 45 dollars this year!! last year, they already raised 25 dollars.!

and… Full Review ▶

06/08/04
Resident

Stayed for six months, walking to CMU and grocery. Full Review ▶

11/20/02
Resident

I lived in Amberson Plaza during the 2001-2002 school year. I was a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon. The location was one of the primary reasons I chose this apartment complex. Since this building is about 1 mile from the Carnegie… Full Review ▶

11/07/02
Resident

I?d lived here for over one year since I started my study life in CMU. You know..there are many CMU and U of Pitt students living here. I had some lousy experience with the management guys.







First, pay attention to… Full Review ▶

10/28/01
Resident

Building has outdoor pool, accessible during the summer to residents at no extra charge.
Rooms are spacious.
Bus stop near the building (buses to and from downtown).
24 hours convenience store (7/11) at the entrance of the driveway. Full Review ▶

06/21/01
Resident

It was very cold in winter,because of no airconditioning in bedroom, Not only my apartment, I also heard lots of residents complained.



The worst thing is fire alarm.

There are more than a dozen fire alarms after I moved in… Full Review ▶

01/28/01
Resident

Overall, a relatively decent complex (compared to other
buildings---and their rents---in the particular area), especially if
you are a CMU or Pitt student. If you are willing to take some chances
with the air-conditioning (heating/cooling) and occasionally with
laundry facilities, then… Full Review ▶

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