The conference venue and accommodations are all located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

Venue - Hillman Library

Hillman Library

The 2016 Keystone Digital Humanities conference will be hosted on the ground floor of the Hillman Library at the University of Pittsburgh. The main entrance to the library is on Schenley Drive. Most events will occur on the ground floor of the library in the Digital Scholarship Commons

Address: 3960 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 (map)

Getting Around

Public Transportation around Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh has an extensive bus system run by the Port Authority. The bus fare is $2.50. Please see their schedules and maps page for more information about getting around.

Uber and Lyft are also good options for getting around town.

Transportation From the Airport

There are multiple transportation options from the Pittsburgh International Airport to the city.

  • Public Transportation from the airport to the Oakland neighborhood via the 28X Airport Flyer. This bus runs right by the hotel and dormitories.
  • Taxis are available and usually run around $50-$60.
  • Uber and Lyft are both available at the Airport. The cost is usually around $40-$50, depending upon surge pricing.


For attendees who are not staying at the hotel or dormitory, there are mutple parking options in Oakland near the conference accommodations and venue.

There are two overnight parking options close to Bouquet Gardens:

Soldiers and Sailors Garage
Address: 4215 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
Map Link:
Cost: $14 a day

Forbes Semple Garage
Address: 210 Meyran Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Map Link:
Cost: $12 a day

NOTE: The neighborhood of Oakland is very busy during business hours; this means the garages can sometimes fill up. Once you get a space we recommend you NOT move your car during the day. This is just a precautionary measure however considering the campus is usually much quieter during the summer months

Visit the University of Pittsburgh’s Visitor Parking Website for more information.


The conference organizers have reserved blocks of rooms at both a nearby hotel and University of Pittsburgh dormitories. Both locations are a short walk from Hillman Library.

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place (Hotel)

Address: 3454 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 (map)

Bouquet Gardens (Dormitories)

Address: 300 S Bouquet St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (map)