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New Kensington, PA

 Photo by Mary Ann Urbanski

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

$89,845

Median sale price


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Homes for sale in New Kensington, PA

Photo for 197 Glenview
New Listing $174,900
4
beds
1.2
baths
Listed by:Ethel Bonder
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1401526
Photo for 359 Summit St
$135,000
3
beds
2.2
baths
Listed by:John Marzullo
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1399484
Photo for 1325 Orchard Avenue
$50,000
4
beds
2
baths
Listed by:Billie Jo Easterlin
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1395827
Photo for 1602 Center Ave
$120,000
4
beds
1.1
baths
Listed by:Arlene Klick
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1395324
Photo for 1566 Fairmont Dr
$175,000
3
beds
3
baths
Listed by:Wesley Folser
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1392646
Photo for 1119 Martin Ave
$125,000
2
beds
2.1
baths
Listed by:Billie Jo Easterlin
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 1391276