June Happenings Meeting

Please join us for the June Happenings meeting. Along with updates on neighborhood events, planning, and volunteering, we will be focusing on two main concerns that affect housing in Lawrenceville: * Unfounded legal challenge by the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh (BAMP) to the City of Pittsburgh’s inclusionary zoning ordinance to preserve affordable housing. *…

2022 LU Board Elections & Spring Membership Meeting

The LU Spring Membership Meeting & Board Elections was held virtually on Wednesday, June 1st at 6:30 p.m. You can watch the recording of the meeting here or via Facebook here. More information about the meeting: How to become a member, or renew your membership: If you need to renew your membership, or have never been a member of LU,…

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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…

Open Streets 2022: Community Development Activities Meeting

Staff from BikePGH will present plans related to this year’s OpenStreetPGH event and gather thoughts and feedback from the community. We’ll also briefly cover updates on other community planning & development updates, including* Independence Day Celebration* Arsenal Park Update* Farmer’s Market 2022* Green Boulevard Update Register for the meeting in advance at https://bit.ly/April28CDAM. To find out…

Community Meeting on Thunderbird consent agreement

In 2014, Lawrenceville Corporation and Lawrenceville United entered into an agreement with Thunderbird Café (4053 Butler St) that resulted in a court order outlining occupancy and operational limitations. On Thunderbird’s request, we entered into conversations to amend items outlined in the agreement, beginning with a community meeting on February 24th. At this meeting on April…

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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…

Lawrenceville Happenings Meeting: 2021 Crime in Review

At the March 15th Lawrenceville Happenings, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Crime Analysis Unit presented a review of crime statistics for Lawrenceville and answered questions from residents. Crime Analyst Brittany Urban reported that the trend of crime incidents has continued to go down steadily over the past years, with an especially sharp drop in 2020…

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Lawrenceville Review of 2021 Crime

Please join Lawrenceville United & Lawrenceville Corporation on Tuesday 3/15 at 6:30 PM for our monthly “Happenings” virtual community meeting. Pittsburgh Police will be doing their annual presentation of crime stats for Lawrenceville, comparing 2021 to previous years. Participate by: Zoom / Phone – register at bit.ly/safety15201 Facebook – www.facebook.com/LawrencevilleUnited For questions or accommodations, please…