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Eds and meds, unite: Anchor districts are new engines for job creation
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Across the United States, anchor districts like Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood stabilize communities through creative placemaking and job creation. Here, an in-depth look at anchor districts in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Cleveland.
Innovative architects transform abandoned sites into neighborhood icons
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Through innovative sustainability and re-use practices, local design firms are preserving essential pieces of Pittsburgh history by turning neglected structures into neighborhood icons.
9 DIY fixes to spruce up your block on a shoestring budget
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Fixing up the common areas in your neighborhood can have a butterfly effect that enlivens the whole community. Cheap and easy, these nine do-it-yourself tips can transform a street from so-so to showstopper.
The truth is out there....in Kecksburg, PA
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Kecksburg is home to one of the state's most mysterious sites. On Dec. 9, 1965, something strange happened in this Westmoreland County town. Call it aliens, call it a conspiracy -- but definitely call it an adventure.
Happening upon Heidelberg: The tiny borough with big plans
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Tucked away in a quaint corner of Pittsburgh's South Hills, Heidelberg recently got a big dose of revitalization, including new sidewalks, street lanterns, benches and ornamental signs.
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New Squirrel Hill condominium development underway
The Penn Avenue detour is over! Discover what is #OpenOnPenn
Hill District agreement solidifies U.S. Steel headquarters and $20 million investment
Downtown Wilkinsburg awarded Main Street designation
Big Day transforms to suit developing Upper Strip District
Convenience store opens in Public Market for Strip residents and shoppers
Tour de Penn shopping program circumvents the "Penn detour"
God rest ye merry, gentlemen: Hit up Manta Claus for a night of manly holiday shopping
Pens' payment promises bright future for Hill District
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra launches neighborhood chamber concert series
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GOVERNING magazine investigates Pittsburgh’s turnaround
'There are many Pittsburghs, all in very close proximity to each other'
Source: Huffington Post
The AP points out five free attractions for Pittsburgh visitors
Source: Associated Press
Pittsburgh is home to the second steepest public road in the world
Source: The Atlantic Cities
Where are the heroes for the August Wilson Center
Peduto to encourage immigration to Pittsburgh
Source: Fast Company
Tony Buba, the bard of Braddock
Source: New York Times
Pittsburgh group brings fun to local streets on Google Earth
Awesomely geeky interactive CMU project maps Pittsburgh's photographic history
Design Sponge brings you a wonderfully comprehensive guide to everything Pittsburgh
Source: DESIGN SPONGE
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Solarize to kick off Allegheny program in Point Breeze
How do you recycle a house of gold?
Ninety, a SiX-funded project, lets you run for mayor and navigate all our neighborhoods
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Neighborhood Allies awards $478,000 to transformation projects
Spring Redd Up set to collect 300 tons of trash
Coro wants South Pittsburgh known for peace and cooperation
You knew the Giant Rubber Duck would be on the cover ...
BMe from WQED, where black men and boys tell their own stories
Apply now: KaBOOM! putting 10 playgrounds here, thanks to Heinz gift
Heinz picks Hazelwood: Endowments give Center of Life $1.35 million for 1st 'place-based' effort
Fineview Stepathon takes first SiX grant and runs with it -- up hill
Design Allies: advocating for good planning and design at Design Center
From mental-health first aid to Schenley High documentary: latest McAuley grants
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