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AdvantAGE Mini-grants

Are you a resident of Lawrenceville looking to engage your neighbors around a project, activity, or program?  Then apply for the Lawrenceville AdvantAGE Grant today!   The Lawrenceville AdvantAGE Grant program was developed out of the Senior AdvantAGE program as an opportunity to create a stronger connection between long-time residents, and also between long-time residents…

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4618 Carlton Street

Wylie Holdings has proposed a new construction town home development for the space.  By following this link, you will be able to see renderings of what they have proposed:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.576983625699434.1073741833.255397811191352&type=1 Not all of the details are set and they are still working on exterior design finishes.  It does look like the new construction buildings will be…

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4115 Butler Street – Smoke BBQ and Taqueria

2.25.15 UPDATE Smoke BBQ Taqueria opened at the beginning of February. Hours are listed as: Tuesday closed Mon-Thurs 11-10PM Friday 11-11PM Sat-Sun 10-11PM ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation convened a meeting on December 3, 2013 at Stephen Foster’s to discuss the proposed opening of Smoke BBQ and Taqueria at 4115 Butler Street.  A handful…

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Arsenal Park Community Planning

November 21, 2013 6:30pm Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 220 40th Street [Entrance is located on 40th Street across from St. John’s Way. Separate Handicapped access available as well.] Join us to begin discussion around planning and developing Arsenal Park into a great place for residents, visitors, and all community stakeholders! Child care provided for children 3 –…

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Development of New Residential Units at 260 42nd Street

Brian Mendelssohn of Botero Development attended a community meeting on October 14th to present his plans for 8 residential units at 260 42nd Street.  Residents were generally supportive, but concerned around the additional cars in the area.  Mr. Mendelssohn agreed to write into his leases that residents are NOT allowed to participate in the Residential…

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Parking Concerns and Issues in Lawrenceville

LU continues to receive many questions and concerns around parking.  The Pittsburgh Parking Authority attended the Happenings Block Watch in September and discussed issues relative to enforcement and the new meters that will be installed in Lawrenceville. Some residents were concerned that their streets are not being enforced effectively. Since the meeting, the Parking Authority…

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Lawrenceville Corporation Statement Regarding the Former Iron City Brewery Site

From Matthew Galluzzo, Executive Director Lawrenceville Corporation As many of you know, the Lawrenceville Corporation (LC) has been working over the past year with our neighborhood partners and Collier Development LP, the owners of the former Iron City Brewery site, to complete a master planning process that would guide redevelopment efforts on the site. Despite…

2013 National Night Out

National Night Out 2013: Tuesday, August 6th, Lawrenceville United hosted another year of National Night Out. An annual, national celebration focused around community-building and public safety.  This year we were at the newest of the Lawrenceville gardens, Paper Street Place.  It is located next door to the Moose on 51st Street and is also the…