9 Local Spa’s to Freshen-Up and Relax

The holidays have come to a close. Valentine’s Day is in the rearview mirror and now we wait for spring, which we all know how long that can take in Pittsburgh. Give yourself something to look forward to. Treat yourself to a salon or spa appointment right in your Franklin West neighborhood.

Invite a friend, a parent or even enjoy some alone time. Shadyside offers an array of salons and spas with services like hair styling, manicures and pedicures, massages, facials, and so much more. Here are ten establishments you can explore next time you need some self-care.

Evolve Wellness Spa Shadyside

Evolve has a passion for making people look and feel their best. Whether you desire freedom from skin concerns, relief from pain or just an increase in your level of happiness, Evolve can help. Some of their treatments include acupuncture, facials, massage therapy, self-improvement counseling, and even yoga!

Where to find them: 228 S Highland Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Centre Ave Massage & Spa

The team at Center Ave Massage & Spa is highly trained to address muscular imbalances and postural problems, chronic pain, stress management, inflexibility, and the enhancement of athletic performance. Their specialists can help with providing a little relaxation or even specialized treatment to help with pain and discomfort. Don’t forget to check their website for current specials!

Where to find them: 5701 Centre Ave / Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Anna Skin Care

No matter what your skin type is, Anna Skin Care can meet your facial needs. Begin with a deep cleansing facial followed by a customized skincare treatment. Looking for extractions or a hot stone massage? Look no further than this lovely salon right on Walnut Street.

Where to find them: 5541 Walnut Street Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Pittsburgh Float

Find balance and release tension with this trend-setting treatment located right in Shadyside. Sensory deprivation tanks contain a warm, shallow pool of highly dense saltwater. The tank is light and sound-proof, and the water is maintained at a constant skin temperature. Experience the benefits of this treatment that has been around since 1970.

Where to find them: 5850 Ellsworth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Capristo Salon & Wellness Spa

Experience a day of pampering at this family-owned salon located in the East End of Shadyside. As the official salon of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins, your stylist certainly won’t disappoint you. They also offer services like laser hair removal, massages and facials. Book a day dedicated just to you!

Where to find them: 5850 Ellsworth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Whitehouse Salon

For a fashion-forward, boutique salon, look no further than this hidden gem. This bright, sun-filled salon (at least on those sunny Pittsburgh days) is the perfect place to unwind after a long day or slip away on a Saturday for that haircut you have been dying to have.

Where to find them: 731 Filbert Street, Pittsburgh,15232

Brush Nail Studio

Looking for a fresh manicure and pedicure? Stop by Brush Nail Studio and enjoy a little bit of luxury in your day. We recommend making an appointment, but feel free to pop in and see if they have time to fit you in. Yelp users give this great little spot 4 stars, which should definitely seal the deal on your decision to try it out.

Where to find them: 731 Filbert Street Pittsburgh, PA 15232

AEY Nail Bar

AEY sets a standard for nail salons in the area. Owner, AEY, has been a consultant across the country but finally decided to settle down and open her own salon to make clients feel relaxed and pampered. They also offer pedicures in reclining chairs for an elevated level of comfort.

Where to find them: Address: 5501 Walnut Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

GLAM-Nail Salon

The next day you need a little time for yourself head over to Glam-Nail Salon on S. Aiken Ave. Looking for the perfect pedicure or a manicure that can make your day? Schedule both at this adorable Shadyside salon. They also offer haircuts, extensions, makeup, and skincare. Afterward, head over to Walnut Street for some shopping.

Where to find them: 816 S Aiken Avenue Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

 

Feeling good doesn’t come just from pampering yourself, it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle too. Check out these healthy eateries and fitness studios too!

Superior Apartment Living in Pittsburgh With Franklin West

On the hunt for a new apartment in Pittsburgh? Franklin West has every type and size from studios to townhouses and new construction to historic landmarks. Want an apartment with character? We got that! How about charm? Check! What about convenience to local shops, eateries, and amenities? Double-check! 

As Spring gets closer, our leasing season here at Franklin West picks up rather quickly. Many of our Shadyside apartments will become available now through May and are already being listed on our site.

If you’re searching for a new place to call home in a wonderful Pittsburgh neighborhood, look no further than our soon to be available apartments listed below!  

How to Tour Franklin West Apartments

Hunting for an apartment can be frustrating. It’s important to our team to keep our scheduling process easy as a breeze. There are two ways to schedule a tour with us:

  1. Send us an email inquiry directly through our website here
  2. Call us directly at 412-661-1151

Our priority is with inquiring eyes and our current residents. Not only do we make every effort to give our residents notice as to when their apartment might be shown, but having the opportunity to talk with you directly helps us learn what type of apartment suits your needs. This way we make the best use of your time and show you apartments that meet your criteria.

We schedule appointments Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. Plus, at the start of March, we will also offer Saturday appointments from 9 am to 4 pm. Keep in mind, Saturday appointments book up well in advance. Don’t delay in scheduling your appointment!

How to View Available Apartments

As soon as we hear that one of our current residents move on, we promptly list the apartment on our website. 

Visit our available apartments in Shadyside here. You can search our apartments by price, the number of bedrooms, and move-in date. Plus, most of our apartments allow you to browse through photos and floorplans.

If you’re looking to move into a wonderful space in one of Pittsburgh’s best neighborhoods, give us a call or check out our website. We’re happy to help you find your new home.