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Entries Tagged as 'Neighborhoods'
January 21st, 2007 · 4 Comments
January 9th, 2007 · 7 Comments
Megan from Trulia dropped me an email today with a link to Truila’s new housing heat maps.Â Here’s the link for the Pittsburgh heat mapÂ and the Allegheny County heat map. As you can see on their heat map, the North Shore, East End (Shadyside/Squirrel Hill/Highland Park) and South Side / Mt Washington are all popular […]
December 28th, 2006 · 12 Comments
Just days after theÂ announcement that the new Pittsburgh casino will be located on the North Shore, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed theÂ North Shore another victory. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported today that the URA was vindicated in its efforts to seize an adult theater on the North Side by eminent domain nearly ten years ago; it […]
December 4th, 2006 · 6 Comments
Â Â If you are looking for more information about Pittsburgh neighborhoods, you might try the website from Mainstreets Pittsburgh, a 2005 campaign to better promote opportunities in Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods.
October 22nd, 2006 · 11 Comments
Interested in learning more about East Carson Street and the South Side of Pittsburgh?Â Then try the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation’s Spotlight on Main Street, which tells the story of the historic buildings of East Carson Street.
September 26th, 2006 · 8 Comments
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 246 condos are under construction or in final development in the downtown area, and another 1300 condominiums and apartments are being planned.Â If they’re right that the downtown housing demand among young professionals exceeds the supply, then their article title is right on the money: Downtown housing boom no illusion. […]
September 8th, 2006 · 6 Comments
Pittsburgh leaders unveiled a 3 year, $3 million marketing campaign to showcase the region’s attractions.Â Ads with the slogan “Pittsburgh.Â Imagine what you can do here.” will run in both local and national media online and off, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.Â Previously, each county handled its own marketing, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.Â Now, […]
June 21st, 2006 · 9 Comments
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette didn’t even bother askingÂ someone whyÂ the population declined.Â It says that there are too many old people, not enough international immigration, and not enough jobs.Â The PittsburghÂ Tribune-Review blames it on suburbanization.Â Perhaps they should just come out and say that Allegheny County taxes are too high. But I think that’s only part of […]
June 21st, 2006 · 9 Comments
FiveÂ Pittsburgh communities will shareÂ $900,000 from the Elm Street program, which I believe isÂ funded by the Department of Community and Economic Development.Â Friendship will share the money with East Liberty, Lawrenceville, East Allegheny, and the South Side Slopes.Â A portion of the money in Friendship will go to more trees.Â You can read about the other […]
June 19th, 2006 · 11 Comments
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette had an article on Sunday about the problems with housing in Oakland, home of the University of Pittsburgh.