04-18-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Leadership: Aaron Sukenik, Executive Director (pictured to the right), started in March 2013.  Pursuing funding to implement recommendations of the 2012 Green ToolBox Assessment.Prior to the Hilltop Alliance, Aaron served as Township Manager in Elizabeth Township, Business District Manager at the South Side Local Development Company, and as a Pittsburgh City Council (District 3) staff member. Since early March, the [...]

04-18-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

It has been an eventful two months at PCRG as we have welcomed a new staff member and also said goodbye to a great co-worker. PCRG recently hired Matt Smuts, formerly the Sustainable Design Coordinator for the Urban Redevelopment Authority, as our Hazelwood Community Coordinator.  Hazelwood is the newest neighborhood to be a part of our [...]

04-18-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

On Thursday March 21st  PCRG hosted a group of 13 planning students and their professors visiting from the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany. The students are in Youngstown for a program where they are studying revitalization strategies in post-industrial American cities. As part of their work, they made day trips to Pittsburgh and Cleveland. PCRG was happy [...]

04-18-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

On April 11th, PCRG hosted a Democratic Mayoral Candidates Forum at the Union Project. Councilman Bill Peduto, Former PA State Auditor General Jack Wagner, and State Representative Jake Wheatley were on hand to answer questions prepared by PCRG staff as well as some that came from the audience. Nearly 200 individuals were in attendance to hear the candidates respond [...]

04-8-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

***Important Notice*** On May 21-22, 2013, join community and economic development professionals, lenders, public officials, developers, architects, planners, researchers, neighborhood volunteers, and others passionate about rebuilding and sustaining healthy, vibrant, and sustainable communities for PCRG’s Third Annual Community Development Summit. Click below to find out more information about the Summit’s program, workshops, speakers, networking session, [...]