The 17th Annual Shadyside…The Art Festival on Walnut Street, which started out as a neighborhood street fair, is now regarded as one of the top shows in Pittsburgh. Shadyside features boutiques, shops and galleries mingled with national retailers in a neighborhood of tree-lined streets, historic homes, hip events, and distinctive restaurants.
The featured giveaway art for this show is an origianl piece by Luisa Velasquez, titled "Flor Roja." This lovely piece is valued at $580, measures 24"x24" and is a mixed media 3D painting on canvas. To learn more about Luisa and her work, visit www.luisavelasquez.com
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From the east: Exit 6 (Monroeville). Get on 376 west towards Pittsburgh. It is the first exit after the Squirrel Hill Tunnels (Exit 8 - Squirrel Hill) stay in the right lane going through the tunnel, while exiting follow the signs to Squirrel Hill. At the first light take a left onto Murray Avenue. Go straight on Murray Avenue until it ends. Take a left onto Wilkens. Take a right at the first light onto South Negley. There is a big downhill grade at the intersection to 5th (it might be better for large vehicles pulling trailers to take the exit 48 directions coming from the west) Cross 5th Avenue, Walnut Street is three blocks up and take a left one block to Ivy Street which is the end of the show site.
From thewest: Exit the Pa. Turnpike at exit 48 (Harmerville) Bare right coming off the turnpike and follow that road to the light, just past Giant Eagle Supermarket and Ames Dept Store. Take a right to get to Route 28 South towards Pittsburgh (it also says route 910) (28 is right lane and 910 is left lane). Exit route 28 at the Highland Park Bridge. Stay in the left lane. Follow it around to the first light at Washington Blvd. Take a right and stay straight on Washington Blvd. It will eventually turn into 5th Ave. when it enters Shadyside. Continue on 5th Ave until between South Negly and South Aiken. The show will run between those two streets about 3 blocks to the right. Walnut Street runs parallel to 5th Avenue.
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