Construction workers should be back to work on the North Shore of Pittsburgh casino by the time you are reading this post. Holdings Acquisition, headed by billionaire Chicago businessman Neil Bluhm, closed on the financing for the purchase of 75% of the Majestic Star Casino in Pittsburgh after construction stopped on the project in June […]
Entries Tagged as 'North Shore'
August 20th, 2008 · 11 Comments
May 22nd, 2008 · 14 Comments
Development on Pittsburgh’s North Shore continues. The Pittsburgh Planning Commission approved the Hyatt Place hotel near PNC Park despite the opposition of Pittsburgh United, which will have an opportunity to air its concerns in front of the Pittsburgh City Council. The nearby Marriott Residence Inn on the North Shore broke ground this month and is […]
April 19th, 2007 · No Comments
Tonight at 6 PM: Charles Landry speaks at the Children’s Museum as part of the Charm Bracelet Project.Â Friday night: Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District. Saturday: Sunday: Â Earth Day!
February 17th, 2007 · 8 Comments
I missed the news yesterday in the paper that the URA is going to take possession of the Garden Theatre on Wednesday. Thanks Doug for bringing it to my attention. Here is the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article on the news. Now the question is whether the request for developer proposals that have been released for the […]
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 […]
January 9th, 2007 · 9 Comments
Last night I attended the Central Northside Neighborhood Council meeting which had on its agenda two important (and current) topics for the North Side: the casino and the Federal-North corridor redevelopment. It was interesting to hear the concerns of the citizens of the neighborhood and their thoughts on the impact of the casino.Â There were […]
January 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment
You’ve got to know a good thing when you see it.Â That’s my conclusionÂ after a couple days of thought concerningÂ this week’s editorial in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Negative Pittsburgh. TheÂ editorialÂ takes aim at those around PittsburghÂ who are criticizing efforts to build the North Shore Connector,Â a new Stadium for the Pittsburgh Penguins, and a few other projects around […]
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 […]
October 30th, 2006 · 8 Comments
A Candlelight House Tour will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2006 as part of the National Preservation Conference from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.Â Get your tickets!
September 26th, 2006 · 6 Comments
The new AlleghenyÂ Branch ofÂ Carnegie Library on the north side will be built on vacant land at 1210 Federal St. The URA is looking to revive lower Brighton Road between North Avenue and Kirkbride Street on the North Side. Finally, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wants critics to make their peace with the North Shore Connector.Â It can […]