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Recertification of RPP Area A Issues

A message from the Office of Councilwoman Deborah L. Gross: This past fall, a series of public meetings were held to explain a proposal to divide what is now known as RPPP Area A into three smaller “sub-areas,” allowing for more efficient and effective enforcement of the Residential Permit Parking Program in Area A. This…

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Arsenal Park Masterplan Update!

Hello and Happy New Year! We hope that you enjoyed a happy and healthy holiday season.  We also hope that you have been thinking about Arsenal Park and that ideas have been churning regarding the preservation and revitalization of the park over the last few weeks. We held a community meeting in November to provide…

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Employment Program WORKS for Lawrenceville Residents

Lawrenceville WORKS! is a program through Goodwill, in partnership with Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation, funded by UPMC Health Plan and Duquesne Light. Check out our most recent article in the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation’s Bulletin: http://bloomfield-garfield.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Bulletin-January-2014_small.pdf

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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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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…

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IMPORTANT MEETING regarding a proposed new business at 4811 Butler St. in Lawrenceville

Thursday, October 10, 2013 6:00 pm Boys & Girls Club 4600 Butler Street Priyyash Inc. (Neil Shah – Manager ) is planning to open “Beer on Butler” a Beer Distributor that will also sell groceries and tobacco products at 4811 Butler Street. Priyyash, Inc. has applied for a Distributor Liquor License (LID 68811, License No….

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Important Meeting regarding the restoration and redevelopment of the St. Mary’s Academy Building and the current Masterplan for the site.

Tuesday October 1, 2013 7:00 pm St. Mary’s Lower Lyceum 333 45th Street Please join us on Tuesday, October 1st at 7 pm at St. Mary’s Lyceum (333 45th Street)  to learn more regarding the plans for the redevelopment of St. Mary’s Church and St. Mary’s Academy Building on 46th Street.  Joe Huber from the…