The report states that "The stability of Squirrel Hill, a geographic hub of the Jewish community located within the city limits, is unique in North America." The name "Squirrel Hill" may have been given to the area by the Native Americans who lived in its vicinity.The growth and development of Squirrel Hill was initially focused on the riverfront along the Monongahela River.
This house is still standing and is located in what is now Schenley Park along Overlook Drive (near the ice skating rink).
Its first "business district" was the intersection of Brown's Hill Road and Beechwood Boulevard.
In 1778, John Turner built his estate of Federal Hill nearby (along what is now Beechwood Boulevard).
Of the 3892 housing units in Squirrel Hill North, 93% are occupied.
Squirrel Hill South has a population of 15110, up 4% since 2000, of whom 82% are White, 11% are Asian, 3% are Hispanic, and 3% are Black.
There are 7514 housing units which have a 95% occupancy rate.In 2010, about 40% of Squirrel Hill's residents were Jewish.Squirrel Hill is a residential neighborhood in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.The city officially divides it into two neighborhoods, Squirrel Hill North and Squirrel Hill South, but it is almost universally treated as a single neighborhood. Squirrel Hill has ZIP codes 1522, and is bordered by Shadyside and Point Breeze to the north, Regent Square and Swisshelm Park to the east, Oakland to the west, and Greenfield, Hazelwood, Glen Hazel and Homestead to the south.As of the 2010 Census, Squirrel Hill North has a population of 11363, having grown 9% since 2000.Squirrel Hill North's population is 75% White, 17% Asian, 4% Hispanic, and 3% black.