The First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh is located in Pittsburgh's neighborhood of Shadyside, at the corner of Morewood Avenue and Ellsworth Avenue.
From Oakland and points West
Take Forbes Avenue through Oakland. Turn left on Morewood Avenue. The church is located two blocks past Fifth Avenue on the right at the stoplight at Ellsworth Avenue.
From Point Breeze and points East
Take Penn Avenue towards Downtown. At Fifth Avenue, take a left towards Oakland. Stay on Fifth for several blocks through Shadyside and then turn right on Morewood Avenue. The church is two blocks on the right at the stoplight at Ellsworth Avenue.
Many Port Authority busses run past or near First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh. You can obtain time and fare information directly from the Port Authority of Allegheny County website or by calling the Port Authority at 412-442-2000.
From the North
Take I-79 S to I-279 (after Wexford interchange); bear left onto I-279 and follow into Pittsburgh. With the skyscrapers in view, stay right and watch for I-579; bear right onto I-579 (up the double-lane ramp — DO NOT TAKE THE EAST ST. EXIT before it) and cross the Allegheny River. Stay in one of the two left lanes past the 6th Ave, and 7th Ave. exits. Get into the far right lane (OAKLAND); this will loop around and merge into the Blvd. of the Allies. Stay on the Blvd. For about 3 miles until AFTER you pass the Monroeville and I-376 exit. LOOK CAREFULLY, and take the very next off-ramp (it’s easy to miss) onto Forbes Ave. (If you miss it, you can continue on and make a left on Halket St. and a right onto Forbes.) From here, follow directions above for IN PITTSBURGH.
From the East
Take PA Turnpike (I-76) to Monroeville exit. Then I-376 to Oakland Exit. Take ramp up hill on Bates. Bates ends at Bouquet St. Turn left on Bouquet, take Bouquet to Forbes Ave. Turn right on Forbes and follow directions above for IN PITTSBURGH.
From the South
Take I-79 N, EXIT 14 to Pittsburgh, I-279. As you come out of the Fort Pitt Tunnel onto the bridge, stay in one of the 2 right lanes and exit right to I-376, Monroeville (the Parkway East). Go approximately 3 miles, get into the far right lane and follow it up the ramp to Oakland-Forbes Ave. Follow directions above for IN PITTSBURGH.
From the West
Take I-70 to I-79 North. Follow directions above for FROM THE SOUTH.
From Route 28
28 N to EXIT 6 (Highland Park Bridge/Aspinwall). BEAR LEFT for bridge onramp. Cross bridge in the left lane, exit to left on 8 South (Washington Boulevard). Turn right at first traffic light onto Washington Boulevard (8 South). Travel through 5 traffic lights on Washington Boulevard, past the Driver’s License Center. Cross Penn Avenue at 5th traffic light, and travel 3.9 miles. Turn right onto Morewood Avenue, and travel to the 2nd traffic light. First Unitarian Church is on the right. Street parking.