Baden is a borough located in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, which is part of Pennsylvania, United States.
Baden is reasonably good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to one of the railway lines. Public green spaces aren't well-distributed, which makes them rather challenging to get to. Despite that, residents will be able to access parks in nearby boroughs.
In Baden, many of buildings are single detached homes, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This borough also has quite a good choice of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the units in the borough are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this borough took place pre-1960.
It is frequently possible for house buyers in this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area to do their grocery shopping on foot. A small number of restaurants are available in this borough as well. With regards to education, house buyers will find that no matter where their property is situated in Baden, primary schools are nearby. However, there are no high schools in this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
This borough is especially car friendly. It is very easy to park. Baden is not very conducive to traveling on foot because very few common errands can be run without the use of a car. It is also challenging to move around by bicycle in this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area since this borough is home to a rather poor cycling infrastructure, and bike riders encounter a significant amount of slopes.