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December, 2013

12-18-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

Upcoming PCRG Meetings  Vacant Property Working Group (VPWG) Friday, January 10th 9-11AM GoBurgh Thursday, February 6th 12-2PM Other Events & Announcements Submit your ideas for our City at!  You can also find check out the available positions within our City government. 2014 Summit Call for Presenters and Mobile Workshops are waiting for YOU to submit! [...]

12-17-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Reaching Across South Pittsburgh’s Boundaries Our third story about “Reaching Across Boundaries” features the Hilltop Alliance and its members: Allentown Community Development Corporation, Beltzhoover Civic Association, Carrick Community Council, Hilltop Economic Development Corporation, Mount Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch, Mount Washington Community Development Corporation, and South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. Hilltop Alliance recently convened its membership for the second annual Hilltop Summit.  The Hilltop Summit allowed [...]

12-17-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Reaching Across the Fineview-Perry Hilltop Border Our second story about “Reaching Across Boundaries” features two PCRG members: Fineview Citizens Council and Perry Hilltop Citizens Council.  The two neighborhood organizations teamed up to revitalize a shared gateway at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Federal Street.  With the help of  $1,000 Love Your Block grant, the two groups collaborated to [...]

12-12-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Programs  |  Published in News

The Bloomfield Development Corporation (BDC) welcomes Shelly L. Majcen, former city planner for the city of Pittsburgh, as its new executive director. Shelly previously worked for 5 years in Pittsburgh’s Planning Department where she was the liaison for multiple Pittsburgh neighborhoods, and has served on the Board of Directors of the BDC for several years. [...]

12-6-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Last year, PCRG celebrated its 25th anniversary at our annual Community Development Summit 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 American Planning Association (APA), said, “We are in this together,” and [...]

12-3-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

  It’s been nearly a year and a half since the Reimagining Communities Initiative started its on-the-ground efforts in Sheraden. Much has been accomplished in this relatively short amount of time to lay the foundation for continued and future revitalization. Perhaps one of the more promising signs of positive change is the number of ordinary community residents [...]

12-3-2013  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Partners, Policy, Programs

<<Back to Newsletter Archives Table of Content “Reaching Across Boundaries” Part I “Reaching Across Boundaries” Part II “Reaching Across Boundaries” Part III Member Highlight: Bloomfield Development Corporation Reimagining Communities: Sheraden Update Homeownership Affordability Fund Events & Announcements “Reaching Across Boundaries” (Part I) Last modified on 2014-11-21 22:13:30 GMT. 0 comments. Top. Last year, PCRG celebrated its [...]