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About Brew House

The Brew House is a place for art. It is a place where a residency artist can work when inspiration strikes at two in the morning, a place for a third grade field trip to see what the community is doing, and a place to rediscover your love of creation and appreciation of art on a day off. We’ve separated this site into three main places: Live, Work, and Play because the Brew House is something different for everyone.

Our goal is a place where the community can feed culture, and culture can nourish the community. The Brew House idea is to create a place where artists can not only live and work at an affordable rate, but also thrive with the help of the programs we offer. The Brew House supports emerging artists by providing opportunities for collaboration, interaction, and professional development. In return, our artists give back to the community through classes and workshops that are open to the public, gallery shows, and other public services. It’s a great way to attract culture to the area and energize the community.

Brew House History

The Brew House began life as a brewery, where it gets its name. With the Industry and steel boom of the Nineteenth century came a need for all kinds of new businesses and manufactories; in this case, the need for beer. The building we know as the Brew House opened in 1899 under control of the Duquesne Brewing Company and was producing beer by mid 1900. The Brewery thrived for the majority of its 73 years of production, surviving several changes in ownership, Prohibition, and two World Wars. Financial woes and stiff competition led the brewery’s closing in 1972. After sitting dormant for over a decade, the late 1980s saw the vacant buildings of the Duquesne Brewing Company become the homes and workspaces for local artists in the South Side. Those artists started organizing in 1990 and in 1993 officially became a non-profit group, the Brew House Association.


Located in Pittsburgh’s Southside neighborhood, the Brew House Lofts is a new 76 unit apartment building at the site of the former dilapidated Duquesne Brewery. The new studio, one and two bedroom lofts are an industrial, artsy style including high ceilings, large windows and modern finishes. Units include a mix of affordable workforce and market rate apartments for the artist community. The Brew House includes a large community area, 24/7 Fitness Center, Roof Top Deck, a Gallery, and several studio spaces. The Brew House is an ideal creative live/ work environment for a wide range of artists and individuals. Eligible artists will be granted an occupancy preference, but non-artists and art lovers are encouraged and accepted.

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Community Amenities

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Roof Top Deck

Featuring a Grill and seating area, as well as a resident planting area.

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Community Lounge

Watch the next big game or enjoy a game night with your neighbors.

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Laundry Facility

Laundry room available. Select units with in-unit laundry.

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24/7 Fitness Center

Weights, ellipticals, and treadmills galore!

24 Hour Emergency Maintenance

24/7 Emergency Maintenance

Enjoy the convenience of 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance.

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Pet Friendly

$250 fee and 35 per month pet rent.

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