Welcome to District 8!
District 8 is a collection of vibrant neighborhoods in Pittsburgh’s East End. Pittsburgh’s Oakland, Squirrel Hill, Shadyside and Point Breeze communities encompass our district. Feel free to explore our website to find out more about our community and Councilman Gilman.
District 8 prides itself on education. Within our borders reside eight private schools, five museums, four public schools and three universities.
District 8 borders the two largest parks in Pittsburgh: Frick Park and Schenley Park. Together they amount to over 1,000 acres worth of fields, trails, and nature for all to enjoy.
There are hundereds of businesses that operate in our district and include thrift shops, art galleries, toy stores and top notch eateries. You can learn how to start your very own businesses right here on our website.
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