Open applications for food/entertainment for Independence Day Celebration

The Lawrenceville Fireworks Committee is now accepting applications for Food Vendors and Entertainment for the 2017 Independence Day Celebration. This year will mark the 73rd year of the event! Please see below for the application forms. Applications are due by April 3rd, 2017 to Lawrenceville United at 4839 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 or by email to

LU is hiring a new Community Engagement and Program Manager

Announcement of Open Position

Community Engagement and Program Manager

Lawrenceville United, a community-based non-profit organization working to protect and improve the quality of life of all Lawrenceville residents, is seeking a highly productive individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills who is passionate about community revitalization and able to work collaboratively and efficiently with residents and partner organizations.

Please click here to view the complete job description.

Lawrenceville United is an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and represent marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Dave Breingan at by March 1, 2016. Please use your cover letter to describe what aspects of the job interest you the most.


Follow up materials for 3710 Charlotte proposed development

Icon Development presented their plans for a proposed 4-unit residential development at 3710 Charlotte Street at the 6th Ward Block Watch on November 28th. For those original meeting notes and the presentation, please click here.

In response to resident questions/concerns that were brought up afterwards, Icon Development has provided some follow up materials. Please see below:

  • Narrative response to resident questions/concerns.
  • Solar study: showing shade impact of the new building at various points in the year.
  • Tree plan: showing plans for removal of 1 existing tree on site and the planting of 12 new trees.
  • Elevation drawings for Charlotte and Mulberry: including proposed materials and door/window arrangements.
  • Historic site drawing: see below for details of the area from 1910, including 5 structures historically on proposed site.

Historic site drawing