A Brief History of Chateau

History of Chateau

Chateau is a neighborhood located in Pittsburgh’s North Side. The community rests along the banks of the Ohio River and as of the 2000 census, Chateau has a population of just 39 people. Since the neighborhood is really just warehouses and businesses, a 2006 article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the community is pretty much uninhabited. The history of Chateau starts when Ohio River Boulevard cut Manchester in half in the ’60s. The two separate parts were unique enough that one part was named Chateau, in honor of Chateau St., home to many stately homes.

Fast Facts About Chateau

History of Chateau

In August 2009, the Rivers Casino opened in the Chateau neighborhood. Other noteworthy attractions in the community include the Carnegie Science Center and the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild. Surrounding and adjacent neighborhoods include Allegheny West, North Shore, Marshall-Shadeland and Manchester. Chateau has a high livability score due to its many businesses and things to do. Stop by the Chateau Cafe and Cakery for delicious sweets and lunch items and of course, treats Pittsburgh does well like biscotti. According to the Pittsburgh Business Times, in 2016 Millcraft Industries is interested in building west of the Rivers Casino in the Chateau neighborhood.

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