Discussion of Proposed Changes to Thunderbird Cafe Consent Agreement

Lawrenceville Community Development Activities Meeting on February 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. In November 2014, Lawrenceville Corporation and Lawrenceville United entered into an agreement with Thunderbird Cafe (Lawrenceville Holdings) as part of their expansion that resulted in a court order outlining occupancy and operational issues. Thunderbird has requested to make changes to items outlined in the…

Allegheny Wine Mixer and Cork Harbour: Recap of 1/27/2022 Community Development Activities Meeting

The new owners of Allegheny Wine Mixer, Roger Li and Domenic Branduzzi, are planning to keep the name Allegheny Wine Mixer, the hours, and the concept – all will be the same. There were no questions from attendees. Several supportive comments were shared by residents. The new owners of 181 43rd St, Tanner Fitzgerald and…

Community Response to Amazon: February Lawrenceville Happenings Meeting

Please join Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation on Tuesday, February 15 at 6:30 PM as we continue to organize with the Lawrenceville community in response to Amazon’s plans to open a last-mile distribution center at the former Sears Outlet site (27 51st Street).This is an open and public virtual meeting accessible by Zoom and by…

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Intro to COVEN Brewing and Spirit Expansion plans: February 10 Community Development Activities Meeting

Please join LU and LC for an open and public virtual community meeting regarding the following development plans: * Introduction of a new business, COVEN Brewing, at 4901 Butler St (formerly Roundabout Brewing) * Construction and expansion plans at Spirit (242 51st Street) The owners from both businesses will attend to present their plans to…

Lawrenceville Community Development Activities Meeting

Lawrenceville Corporation and Lawrenceville United invite you to a meeting to discuss community planning and development issues, A liquor license transfer at Arsenal Lanes (212 44th St) and a new liquor license at Bierport (4115 Butler St). We’ll have updates on the Green Boulevard, the Riverfront planning process, the Clack site process, and the Holy…

Job Announcement: Lawrenceville Farmers Market Manager

Announcement of Open Position Lawrenceville Farmers Market Manager Part-Time (10-20 hours/week), Year Round About Lawrenceville United Lawrenceville United (LU) is an inclusive, resident-driven community-based non-profit organization dedicated to improving and protecting the quality of life of all Lawrenceville residents. LU is an equal opportunity employer and qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and represent marginalized…

Happenings meeting: What are the next steps for Inclusionary Zoning in Lawrenceville?

A robust community process was held in the fall of 2018 that included multiple well-attended community meetings discussing the state of housing in Lawrenceville and the prospect of inclusionary zoning as a way to ensure affordability as the neighborhood grows. (For all the presentations and notes from that process, click here.) After resounding testimony at City…

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Lawrenceville Landlords Resource Workshop

We hosted a terrific, information-packed workshop today with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, The State Historic Preservation Office, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority, providing lots of resources available to landlords! Topics discussed include: – Historic Preservation Tax Credits for eligible unit rehabilitation – Small landlord loan program – Higher payment standards for…