The old factories and warehouses dotting the Allegheny River make up Robotics Row, where Edge Case Research— which, among other things, tests selfdriving-car software—works out of 19th century stables.
Boutiques and craft breweries have taken over Lawrenceville’s vacant storefronts in this once bluecollar neighborhood. Grab a coffee at Caffè d’Amore in Upper Lawrenceville on your way to RE2 Robotics, 4
a robotic arm manufacturer. Farther south, Toll
Gate Revival sells reclaimed industrial objects near Uber’s Advanced Technologies.
With more than 500 employees,
Google’s 2 presence in Bakery Square, site of a former Nabisco factory, looms large in East Liberty.
Startup accelerators AlphaLab and AlphaLab Gear reside here, as does language-learning app Duolingo, recently relocated from the Shadyside neighborhood.