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New Kensington, PA

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About New Kensington

New Kensington is a modestly sized city located roughly 15 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Routes 56 and 366 converge within it, allowing for easy access to and from the area. The Allegheny River flows past New Kensington, letting residents enjoy views of the water and boating or fishing.

Downtown New Kensington is a quaint village-like setting with plenty of character and history dating back to the 1800s. Residents enjoy shopping and dining throughout the city, with a wide variety of places to visit. The school system in New Kensington is expansive, with several different elementary, middle and intermediate schools.

New Kensington is home to two major parks, Memorial Park and Massa Harbison Park, which provide pavilions and space to rent for parties and gatherings of all sizes. In addition to these larger parks, there are several smaller parks that are available for use throughout the year, such as Fairmont Park, Parnassus Park, Summit Street Park and JFK Playground.

New Kensington has several neighborhoods, each offering a different feel and lifestyle, which meet the needs of a variety of people. One of the most notable is Aluminum City Terrace, which was designed by renowned architects Walter Gropius and Marcel Brewer from the Bauhaus School of Design. Currently run as a housing co-op, it provides 250 units of low-maintenance living space.

Looking for homes for sale in New Kensington? Our New Kensington real estate office is knowledgeable about the area and ready to help.

New Kensington, PA Real Estate Market


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Homes for sale in New Kensington, PA

Photo for 208 Falcon Ridge Dr
Listed by:Debbie Lettrich
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1390952
Photo for 1399 Westview Dr
Listed by:Deborah Kane
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1386975
Photo for 1059 Edgewood Rd
Listed by:John Marzullo
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1365873
Photo for 2222 Freeport Rd
Listed by:Debbie Painter-Benning
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1361586