“Give Big” to Lawrenceville United today

The world can feel overwhelming at times, but when we work together with our neighbors, we can tackle some of the most pressing challenges right here in our own backyards, while also building relationships that enrich our lives in community. That’s the spirit that’s kept Lawrenceville United going since 2001. Your support is what keeps this organization strong…

Lawrenceville Community Meeting: Liquor License at 4207 Butler Street

This month, the new owners of 4207 Butler Street (formerly Hambones) will join us to discuss their plans for a new bar and restaurant. You are invited to learn more, ask questions, and provide feedback on this matter. We hope that you will join us to ensure that community plans and development project reflect the…

Honoring Our Wisdom Keepers: RSVP ASAP!

You’re invited to participate in an interactive storytelling and movement workshop with Attack Theatre as a kickoff for a public art and oral history project that celebrates and memorializes the stories of our neighborhood “wisdom keepers,” especially older women, and their contributions to the Lawrenceville community. Over the next few months, stories and memories from…

VICTORY CELEBRATION OF WHOLE HOMES REPAIR PASSAGE!

July 28, 2022 from 6PM to 8PM at Trace Brewing, 4312 Main Street (including outdoor spaces to help protect COVID-vulnerable folks.) You’re invited to join State Rep. Sara Innamorato and Pittsburgh United Housing Justice Table for a victory celebration of the passage of the Whole Homes Repair legislation which will will preserve our housing stock,…

June Happenings Meeting

Please join us for the June Happenings meeting. Along with updates on neighborhood events, planning, and volunteering, we will be focusing on two main concerns that affect housing in Lawrenceville: * Unfounded legal challenge by the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh (BAMP) to the City of Pittsburgh’s inclusionary zoning ordinance to preserve affordable housing. *…

Open Streets 2022: Community Development Activities Meeting

Staff from BikePGH will present plans related to this year’s OpenStreetPGH event and gather thoughts and feedback from the community. We’ll also briefly cover updates on other community planning & development updates, including* Independence Day Celebration* Arsenal Park Update* Farmer’s Market 2022* Green Boulevard Update Register for the meeting in advance at https://bit.ly/April28CDAM. To find out…

Community Meeting on Thunderbird consent agreement

In 2014, Lawrenceville Corporation and Lawrenceville United entered into an agreement with Thunderbird Café (4053 Butler St) that resulted in a court order outlining occupancy and operational limitations. On Thunderbird’s request, we entered into conversations to amend items outlined in the agreement, beginning with a community meeting on February 24th. At this meeting on April…

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Let’s Talk Mobility: Lawrenceville Community Meeting

Join us for a virtual public community meeting to learn about various mobility initiatives in Lawrenceville and share your thoughts and priorities. Topics will include smart loading zones, Pittsburgh’s new bikeshare system, OpenStreetsPGH, Amazon, and more. Register in advance at bit.ly/March31CDAM Click here to register in advance: bit.ly/March31CDAM

Lawrenceville Happenings Meeting: 2021 Crime in Review

At the March 15th Lawrenceville Happenings, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Crime Analysis Unit presented a review of crime statistics for Lawrenceville and answered questions from residents. Crime Analyst Brittany Urban reported that the trend of crime incidents has continued to go down steadily over the past years, with an especially sharp drop in 2020…