Recap of Community Development Activities Meeting on URA Request for Proposals on 62nd St (6111 Butler St)
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Recap of Community Development Activities Meeting on URA Request for Proposals on 62nd St (6111 Butler St)

On Thursday, February 22nd, at 6:30 PM, Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation hosted the Community Development Activities Meetings at Tree Pittsburgh (32 62nd St). The CDAM focused on the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh’s open Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 62nd Street Site (6111 Butler St). The RFP is open until February 29, 2024….

Recap of Community Development Activities Meeting at 3634 Penn Ave
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Recap of Community Development Activities Meeting at 3634 Penn Ave

On Thursday, December 14th, at 6:30 PM, Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation hosted the Community Development Activities Meetings at New Alliance Federal Credit Union (3709 Butler St). The CDAM focused on proposed development at 3634 Penn Ave. The proposed plan calls for 50 rental units (townhome and apartment style) at the site. The meeting opened…

Recap of Community Development Activities Meeting on Liquor License Application at 4609 Butler St (to be Lawrence Hall)
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Recap of Community Development Activities Meeting on Liquor License Application at 4609 Butler St (to be Lawrence Hall)

LH Hospitality Co. has applied for a liquor license at 4609 Butler St. The site is set to be named Lawrence Hall. As part of LU & LC’s community process, a Community Development Activities Meeting (CDAM) was held for LH Hospitality Co. to present their plans to the community on Thursday, 5/25 at 5:30 PM…

Recap of Community Development Activities Meeting on 5438 Butler St (formerly Nied’s Hotel)
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Recap of Community Development Activities Meeting on 5438 Butler St (formerly Nied’s Hotel)

A person-to-person liquor license has been applied for by the potential new owners of 5438 Butler St (formerly Nied’s Hotel) as plans for new ownership and development for the space are finalized. As part of LU & LC’s community process, a Community Development Activities Meeting (CDAM) was held for Camp Eight to present their plans…

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ZBA Approval of Variance Request for 5303 Butler St

On February 2, 2023, Albion Residential met with the ZBA to review their variance request for 5303 Butler Street. The variance requested was a 71′ high building (45′ maximum building height currently permitted). The ZBA has approved the requested variance with conditions, including:  “The building design shall include 12′ stepbacks from Butler St and the…

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Inclusionary Zoning Explained

As Lawrenceville’s housing market has exploded, one of Lawrenceville United’s top priorities for the neighborhood is preserving affordable housing. One tool LU has advocated for is Inclusionary Zoning (IZ). For more information on Inclusionary Zoning, please see the brief on IZ below. To download as a printable document, please click here.   Inclusionary Zoning (IZ)…