Location and link to driving directions
St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is located in Pittsburgh's North Hills. The street address is
8290 Thompson Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
The mailing address is
1500 Guyton Road
Allison Park, PA 15101.
Take Parkway North (Rt 279) or Veterans Bridge (Rt 579) to Parkway North (Rt 279) about 2-2.5 miles to exit 11 McKnight Rd. Exit on to McKnight (exit from right) then bear left on McKnight. (then continue through business district or alternate below.)
Continuation: Business District
Travel north on McKnight through approximately 10 traffic lights through turnaround traffic light at Northway Mall to next traffic light at Peebles Rd (green belt). Bear right up gentle ramp on to Peebles and travel through 2 traffic lights to the third. Turn right at third traffic light (gas station on left). Travel past Allegheny Memorial park. Bear right just before the 4-way stop sign on to Thompson Run Rd about 0.2 miles to the next traffic light. St Alexander Nevsky OCA American Orthodox Cathedral is located diagonally on the left side.
After you have exited 279 at exit 18 McKnight Rd and beared left on to McKnight, proceed north on McKnight through 1 traffic light (Amoco gas station), up and down the hill, turn right off McKnight as you cross overpass bridge. Turn left at the stop sign on to Babcock Blvd and travel 0.1-0.2 miles to the next traffic light. Turn left on to Thompson Run Rd and travel 3.75 miles to the second traffic light. St Alexander Nevsky OCA American Orthodox Cathedral is on the right. If Sunday morning, you may park in the swim club parking lot.
From Pennsylvania Turnpike (heading west)
Take Exit 39 and travel south towards Pittsburgh approximately 3-4 miles through ~7 traffic lights to the 8th at Auld's Hardware (green belt). Turn right on green belt. Travel forward across railroad tracks, up hill through intersection of Mt Royal forward about 2 miles to traffic light at Duncan Manor shopping plaza. Travel straight through 4-way stop sign to Thompson Run Road about 0.2 miles to next traffic light. The Cathedral is on the left. You may park in swim club parking lot.
From Pennsylvania Turnpike (heading east)
Get of on exit 28. Travel south on Rt 19 approximately 7 miles through 8 to 9 traffic lights. At the last traffic light at North Allegheny High School, continue south. On the downgrade, get in right lane and exit onto McKnight Rd. Follow McKnight Rd. and turn left at fifth traffic light onto the green belt, Peebles Rd. Go through two traffic lights and turn right at third traffic light. Follow road and bear right at next 4-way stop sign. Proceed south on Thompson Run Rd. to next traffic light. The catheral is on the left. You may park in the swim club parking lot.