Fairfax Apartments

4614 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Teawchoo • Resident 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 06/18/2013
The place is great. Very close to campus and the staffs are very nice. All maintenance requests were always taken care the day after requested.
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Resident 2007 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/12/2011
I stayed in fairfax for three years. They increase rent $50 every year. The apartments are seriously old and the bathroom is horrible! The tiles on the floor peeled off and water leaked from the sink and from the ceiling when there was heavy rain. The… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 08/19/2011
Lived in Pitt housing for 3 years before I moved in. The Fairfax was an ideal experience I hope to find in the next city I move to. Maintenance was great, always promt, and always fixed the problem. Our floor was dead silent, so there were… See More
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beargarden • Resident 2007 - 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 06/07/2011
I've stayed 3 years in Fairfax, I had to move because my roommate was leaving. We were living in the smaller building with 2 bedrooms next to the main building. Millie and the other guy in management office have been wonderful. They were really helpful with… See More
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Resident 2001 - 2003 Recommended
Reviewed 06/22/2008
I liked living in the Fairfax and it was the strangest place. It was my first apartment and I was a student at Pitt. The rent was pricey but it was safe. The location is excellent. Management was pretty good too. Not many things broke in… See More
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IHSDoc • Resident 2006 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 06/14/2008
I lived in the Fairfax for two years. I wouldn't have moved out if I had not to change cities, and I can't imagine finding a new apartment that will be as nice as the Fairfax. Yes - the building is old, but it has been… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/18/2007
- The building is in the bad condition. Almost everything is ancient. - Strange noise almost every night! Pretty scary - The prices are too high and increase dramatically every year! - Like a college dorm. - Bus noise - No parking for visitors See More
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Resident 1994 Recommended
Reviewed 07/03/2007
I lived in this building in the 1980s while I and my roommate attended Pitt. My roommate was convinced the place was haunted back then. I was stunned to see similar comments from those who have lived at the Fairfax more recently. Over the years, a… See More
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gym222 • Resident 2005 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/02/2007
It is safe and nice for Oakland. Management on the other hand is terrible. Rent increases dramatically every year, Management wanted to terminate my lease 3 months early with no compensation, CMU students can get loud. See More
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Resident 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/05/2006
this is really horible apartment. <br>It was very cold in February, and I complained about it for six or seven times. <br>They did something, but never got it worked. <br>Those piggy landlords should have been in my room. They never imagined how cold the room was.… See More
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weezermf • Resident 1999 - 2000 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/22/2005
I lived in the Fairfax from 8/99-4/00. I was disappointed to find that living on the east side of the building gave me trains all night long, bus noise all night long, the garbage truck at 5 a.m. (living on the 7th floor did not help… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/20/2005
It is a decent place, maintainence is fairly efficient though the management is always out to rip you off.<br><br>If your window faces the garden, you are in for constant buzzing sound from the power generator, not fun!<br><br>They charged me $360 after i left because they claim… See More
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Resident 1996 - 2000 Recommended
Reviewed 08/17/2005
I rented a studio apartment here for four years and was generally happy with it. The building is safe and secure. The unit was spacious given comparable units in the area. Management was extremely friendly and accommodating. Rent was a bit higher than other apartments in… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/10/2005
This is an old building, old elevators. I have got stuck in the Freight Elevator over 10 times and onece I even got charged since I called emergency services to get me out.<br>Staff is rude and unfriendly. Apartments are old, Kitchen sucks. Old appliances. No dishwaher,… See More
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Resident 1998 - 2005 Recommended
Reviewed 05/30/2005
I have lived here over 6 years and have never had any problems with the supernatural or otherwise. The complex is very clean and neat and the maintence staff is extremely helpful. It also has a very nice exercise room and a roof top sun deck.… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/16/2005
As a first year law student I was looking for a mixture of quiet living and proximity to the University (Pitt). While the proximity is fine, the noise has not been. Trains running several blocks away sound like they're in your living room, and nearby apartments… See More
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Resident 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/16/2005
I lived there for a year and decided to move out because of the strange things that happened there. There were three of us sharing an apartment, and all of us were too creeped out to talk about our experiences until we moved to a new… See More
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mokenstef • Resident 1996 - 1997 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/25/2004
Most will dismiss this as crazy talk, but the Fairfax is an extremely eerie place to say the least. Lived in a studio there alone 1996-97 while attending CMU. Before moving in, I had heard from former tenants about strange things happening there (i.e. elevator door… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/03/2004
Overpriced. This is not a place for young professionals or graduate students. The college kids are extremely loud and leave garbage everywhere, not to mention they smoke in the hallways which can stink up your room. The hallways always smell and the rooms are very dark… See More
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Vegaschrissy313 • Resident 1998 - 1999 Recommended
Reviewed 06/22/2004
I loved everything about the Fairfax! The maintenance people, the office people, and the building itself was great!
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valhrona • Resident 2000 - 2001 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/06/2004
i lived here first yr of med school and while it was an ok place, there were a few key factors that drove me from the fairfax: <br> <br>The Good: relatively clean, appears well-maintained. management were friendly. great location...walkable to cmu or u pitt. <br>safe...lots of… See More
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Resident 1997 - 1999 Recommended
Reviewed 07/12/2002
I lived in this apartment building several years ago while attending college in pittsburgh. Since then I have lived in 3 other apartment complexes which were luxury complexes with multiple pools and hot tubs/fitness centers. Nothing has ever come close to Fairfax. At Fairfax, the apartments… See More
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theresa28 • Resident 2001 - 2002 Recommended
Reviewed 04/15/2002
Renting an apartment at the Fairfax was one of my all-time life experiences so far. If only I didn´t have to move cities....I probably would have rented my apartment in the Fairfax forever! The people are perfection. Camille, Millie, Mary, Rockie, Gary,Billy,Linda,David "the Painter" are the… See More
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Resident 2000 - 2002 Recommended
Reviewed 02/06/2002
These apartment are very nice although somewhat pricy. They are very clean and are painted after every tenant, along with a carpet steaming. Office personnel are very nice and accomodating. Maintenence is here the same day a reqest for service is entered. The closet space is… See More
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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,383

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,625

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    1 Bedroom

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    $2,534

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    2 Bedrooms

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Fairfax Apartments is an apartment in Pittsburgh in zip code 15213. This community has a Studio - 2 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,383 - $2,534. Nearby cities include Millvale, Avalon, Homestead, Swissvale, and Brentwood. 15232, 15224, 15127, 15219, and 15201 are nearby zip codes.

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