Brentwood is a walkable community beginning it's existence as a streetcar suburb, and this heritage is reflected in the Main Street charm of Brownsville Road, our well maintained sidewalk infrastructure, and the close-but-cozy placement of homes in the older part of our town. Brentwood’s compact design makes it easy for residents to leave their cars at home, as restaurants, retail shops, and medical offices can easily be reached by foot or by bicycle. Brentwood contains a vibrant business district with both distinctive specialty stores and national merchants. While nearly all everyday shopping needs can be satisfied without ever leaving the Borough, residents can quickly and easily reach Century Square, the upscale shops of South Hills Village, and the open-air amenities of The Waterfront, all less than 15 minutes from town. You won't have a long commute if you work in downtown Pittsburgh either with multiple routes to the city less than 20 minutes away. Brentwood is a solidly middle class community many desirable and well-maintained homes attainable for less than $120,000. This close knit friendly community features a diverse array of charming architecture including ornate Victorian-inspired mansions, elegant American Craftsman bungalows, rustic English-style cottages, and industrious mid-century Cape Cods and Colonials many featuring hidden architectural gems, such as stained glass windows, intricate woodworking, or delicate wrought iron balconies. Brentwood students are afforded the unique opportunity to attend a school that is within walking distance. There are no long bus rides or overcrowded classrooms in our Borough. Brentwood School District provides students with a rigorous education in a safe learning environment while concurrently affording them an array of extracurricular activities in it's four schools, Elroy and Moore Elementary Schools, Brentwood High School, and Brentwood Middle school. Don't forget Brentwood Park, with a playground, walking track, public pool, and numerous athletic fields, and organized sporting events. Brentwood has great public safety services in place with Brentwood EMS, Police, and Fire Departments. The Brentwood Volunteer Fire Company which combines professional training and advanced equipment with a strong community orientation. Since 1916, local volunteers have chosen to sacrifice their time and put their safety on the line to preserve the lives and property of their neighbors. In addition to responding to fire emergencies and vehicle accidents, the department also performs valuable community service. There aren't too many people from Pittsburgh that haven't been to or heard of the Annual Brentwood 4th of July Parade along Brownsville Road.