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As the second-largest city in the state of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh is home to a plethora of iconic landmarks. One of them, which many apartment renters looking in the area can truly appreciate, is Carnegie Mello University.

Originally known as the Carnegie Technical School, the institution was founded in 1900 by entrepreneur and industrialist Andrew Carnegie. The school merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research in 1967 to form the private research university. Today, CMU enrolls more than 10,000 students who either live on campus or in apartments in the surrounding area. It's renowned mainly for its college of engineering as well as fine arts.

Apartment renters wondering what the areas around Carnegie Mellon University have to offer shouldn't fret. The city of Pittsburgh has plenty to offer students and professionals alike looking for something to do after a stressful day at work or a taxing study session. The streets of downtown are lined with countless bars, restaurants and cafes to choose from. Additionally, several parks like Schenley Park and the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden are just walks away from the campus.

Another great thing about the location of Carnegie Mellon University is that apartment renters in the area can easily get away to escape for a weekend. Cleveland, Ohio, is only a couple of hours away northwest while Columbus is three hours. The nation's capital is also only a little over four hours southeast of Pittsburgh.

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