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…

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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…

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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Intro to Coven Brewing and revisions to Spirit expansion plans: 2/10 CDAM recap

Summary of 2/10/2022 Community Development Activities Meeting notes Introduction to Coven Brewing: Caiti Sullivan and Trevor Grier presented their plans for their new business Coven Brewing, to be located at 4901 Butler Street, formerly the location of Roundabout Brewery. This is a change of ownership, with liquor license transfer, and they are hoping to open…

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…

Amazon & Community Organizing
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Amazon & Community Organizing

Please join Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation on Thursday 9/23 at 6:30 PM as we continue to organize with the Lawrenceville community (and beyond) in response to Amazon’s plans to open a last-mile distribution center at the former Sears Outlet site (27 51st Street). This virtual meeting will include a conversation with representatives from the…

Amazon Community Meeting #2
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Amazon Community Meeting #2

As part of Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation’s community process, you are encouraged to attend this community meeting to ask questions and provide feedback on Amazon’s proposed new use of the former Sears Outlet site (27 51st St) as a last-mile distribution center. This meeting will be a follow up to the community meeting with…

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…