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LIVE! in Lawrenceville Block Party 2022

Lawrenceville United’s annual fundraiser is BACK on 10/15/22 from 1-4 PM after missing two years due to the pandemic. This year, we’re taking the party outdoors for an all-ages community BLOCK PARTY at Bay 41 (41st & Willow St). The event will feature: Music by Arie Cole Beer & cider Local food Lawn games Raffle…

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LU and partners head to court to defend inclusionary zoning, affordable housing, and diverse neighborhoods

Organizations representing Pittsburgh neighborhoods where housing costs are soaring filed a motion to intervene in a case defending inclusionary zoning, affordable housing, and diverse communities August 16. 2022—Pittsburgh is facing an escalating crisis in housing affordability. In response, the City passed an inclusionary zoning ordinance this spring, requiring new large developments to set aside units…

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2022 Lawrenceville Independence Day Celebration

The Lawrenceville Independence Day Celebration will be returning to Arsenal Park on Saturday, June 25th, 2022 (rain date: Sunday, June 26th), with all your favorite traditions: live music, fun activities for the kids, refreshments, and of course, a world-class fireworks display compliments of Zambelli Fireworks. The Lawrenceville Fireworks Committee is pleased to bring back this…

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Neighborhood organizations from across City slam bad faith lawsuit from developers opposed to affordable housing

A special interest group of corporate real estate developers is suing to ensure they can continue to profit off of the displacement of low-income families in Pittsburgh One of the key areas highlighted in the Gainey Administration’s transition team report is the critical need for more affordable housing for Pittsburgh families. And yet, on the…

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It is with deep sadness and sincere gratitude that we join our colleagues, friends, and neighbors in mourning the loss of Lawrenceville’s former State Senator, Councilperson, and community champion, Jim Ferlo. Senator Ferlo, Jim, or Jimmy as many in Lawrenceville knew him, was a fierce and tireless advocate for the constituents in each of the communities…


Night at the Races: 5/21 at 6:30 PM

Your favorite event of the year is BACK to benefit the 76th annual Lawrenceville Independence Day Celebration! Saturday, May 21st6:30 PM (doors) until 10 PMTeamster Local 249 (4701 Butler Street) 10 regular races + auction race50/50, Instant BingoBeer, soda and buffet provided $20 per ticket. Contact Lawrenceville United at 412-802-7220 or info@LUnited.org to purchase your…

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Tree planting in Arsenal Park, Sat. 5/7

Calling all lovers of trees, Arsenal Park, and community! Join Tree Pittsburgh, City of Pittsburgh Forestry Division, and Lawrenceville United for the planting of about 20 new trees in Arsenal Park on Saturday 5/7/2022 from 9 AM to 12 Noon. Meet at Arsenal Park. Breakfast and lunch provided for volunteers. Please sign up at bit.ly/ArsenalTreePlanting or contact…

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Notes/recording from second Thunderbird community meeting 4/19/2022

On 4/19/2022, Lawrenceville United & Lawrenceville Corporation hosted a follow-up community meeting to the 2/24/2022 meeting, in which Thunderbird presented a request to the community to amend their consent order to (1) increase their occupancy from 382 to 573, and (2) reduce the consent order’s parking requirement of 75 parking spots to what current zoning…

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Recap of “Let’s Talk Mobility” meeting 3/31/2022 (Community Development Activities Meeting)

The Community Development Activities Meeting for March 2022 focused on mobility issues and included presentations from Pittsburghers for Public Transit, Bike PGH, Healthy Ride / POGOH, Automotus, Better Streets Lawrenceville, and Lawrenceville Corporation. See meeting notes here View the full video here View Lawrenceville Corporation’s presentation here

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Now hiring: Assistant Farmers Market Manager

Announcement of Open PositionLawrenceville UnitedAssistant Farmers Market Manager About the Lawrenceville Farmers MarketThe mission of the Lawrenceville Farmers Market (LFM) is to provide access to fresh, locally-produced foods for all Lawrenceville residents and visitors in an inclusive, vibrant, and safe community space. The Market aims to lower barriers to fresh, healthy food especially for low-income…