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October, 2013

10-22-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Events, Partners

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), PCRG, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, Pittsburgh Partnership for Neighborhood Development, ULI Pittsburgh, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Alliance Committee Present: The Pittsburgh Alliance Program on Thursday, October 24th from 7:30 -9:30 AM at Six Penn Kitchen. We encourage you to attend this special event oriented towards [...]

10-17-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Operation Better Block, Inc. (OBB)Through a pilot project, established a twelve-step process for resident-driven vacant property remediation. These twelve steps cover a comprehensive set of actions that includes: gathering and analyzing data; engaging residents and giving them support/resources; creating a vision for the target block cluster; and providing the appropriate tools to implement the vision. [...]

10-17-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Chris Sandvig  |  Published in News

Since the spring of 2013, GoBurgh has coordinated a transit advocacy coalition including a dozen local organizations deeply committed to seeing adequate, dedicated, growing, long-term, and reliable state funding for public transit. Despite a strong bill passed by the Senate in June (SB1), the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has not yet taken action to secure [...]

10-17-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in Advocacy, Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Partners, Policy, Programs

Table of Content Member Highlight: Penn Hills Community Development Corporation Resident-Driven Vacant Property Remediation GoBurgh’s Advocacy Update Reimagining Communities: Sheraden Success measures PCRG’s 4th Annual Community Development Summit Fineview Step-A-Thon Homeownership Affordability Fund Events & Announcements   Member Highlight: Penn Hills Community Development Corporation Last modified on 2016-08-11 17:48:12 GMT. 0 comments. Top.   Organization: Penn [...]

10-11-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Upcoming PCRG Meetings  Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG) Friday, November 8th 9-11AM GoBurgh Thursday, November 21st 12-2PM Other Events & Announcements Meet the Commander on Your Corner: The commander on your corner project is a way of initiating dialogue, coordinating efforts, and establishing positive community relations in the various Zone Two neighborhoods. The next event [...]

10-10-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 14-15, 2014! PCRG is holding its 4th Annual Community Development Summit! Last year, PCRG celebrated its 25th anniversary with the theme “25 Years of Building Complete Communities,” and our lunch keynote, Mitchell Silver, challenged attendees to think about the emerging 21st century trends. Mitchell, the former President of the [...]

10-9-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

  Organization: Penn Hills Community Development Corporation (PHCDC) Founding Date: The earliest evidence shows the formation of the organization in February or March of 2010. PHCDC received its 501(c)3 letter of determination on August 27, 2011. Executive Director: The organization is governed by a Board of Directors, and the current president is Ray Luncher. Current [...]

10-9-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Reimagining Communities is nearing the end of a major data collection and resident outreach project in Sheraden called Success Measures. Over the past couple months, important information about property conditions has been observed and recorded for over 1,000 parcels within a target census tract. This data will be compared to information collected a year ago [...]

10-8-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

The application deadline for Next Neighborhood Leaders has been extended to Friday, October 11. Next Neighborhood Leaders is an opportunity for emerging leaders living or working in South Pittsburgh neighborhoods (Arlington, St. Clair, Mt. Oliver, Mt. Washington, Arlington Heights, Allentown, Beltzhoover, Knoxville, Southside Flats, Southside Slopes, Carrick, Bon Air, Beechview, Brookline, and Overbrook)  to explore professional [...]