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Zoning Hearing for Arsenal Terminal Building Site

This Thursday, March 3rd, the Zoning Board of Adjustment will review the proposed development for 39th – 40th and Butler, also known as the Arsenal Terminal Building Site. Residents and stakeholders are welcome to attend the 10:40am hearing, which will be held at 200 Ross Street, and provide testimony regarding the special exceptions requested. View the…

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Your Feedback Needed – Development at 40th and Butler

Milhaus Ventures met with the community and presented their plans for development at the Arsenal Terminal Building site (the lot at 40th and Butler with Rite Aid.)  They answered residents’ questions at a meeting on January 25. LU and LC met with residents and stakeholders February 8th, without the developers, to get honest feedback about…

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Meeting Recap: Milhaus Development

On January 25, 2016, Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation jointly hosted a community meeting on proposed development at 40th and Butler (the lot currently housing Rite Aid and St. Margaret’s Health Center.) Full meeting minutes and the presentation given by the development company, Milhaus Ventures, are linked below. A follow up meeting will be held on…

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January Development Meetings

There are 2 important community meetings this month regarding development issues around 40th & Butler. The first will be an opportunity to go over long-term community plans (created through resident engagement),  recommendations for traffic, parking, and riverfront improvements,  and zoning standards. The second will be a development proposal presentation and Q&A with Milhaus Development. Milhaus…

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A Recap – “Your Role in Community Development” Meeting

Thank you to all who came out for our “Your Role in Community Development” meeting on Thursday, October 1st.  We had 75 residents in attendance, on a Steeler Football night!  Thank you to the Lawrenceville Corporation, the City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning, the Urban Redevelopment Authority, and to Mayor William Peduto’s Office for participating…

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Development Update: Century Equities Meets with the Community on Hotel Proposal

Development Update: Century Equities Hotel Thank you to all who attended the meeting on the proposed Century Equities Hotel Project planned for the former Washington Vo Tech School. Please find links below for the agenda, project sheet, and notes from the meeting. Unfortunately, the powerpoint has not been shared with us for redistribution. As part…

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Lawrenceville Housing Survey

          Our friends at Lawrenceville Corporation are working on solutions for affordable housing, and they need to hear from you about your housing experience. The survey takes about 5 minutes, and the answers will guide work moving forward, so the more responses we get, the better we can serve you! Your responses…

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Fort Willow Zoning Hearing Testimony

The text of Lawrenceville United’s testimony that will be presented to the Zoning Board of Adjustments during the June 4, 2015 hearing is below. There is a link to the PDF of the letter at the bottom of the post. Please contact LU with any questions: (412)802-7220.   June 4, 2015 Attn: Zoning Board of…