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Pittsburgh Casino Construction Resumes on North Shore

August 20th, 2008 · 11 Comments

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 […]

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Tags: casino · Commercial Real Estate · Hill District · North Shore · Penguins · Pittsburgh · Real Estate

North Shore Hotel Approved

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 […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · hotels · North Shore · Pittsburgh

Busy Weekend in Pittsburgh

April 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Tonight at 6 PM: Charles Landry speaks at the Children’s Museum as part of the Charm Bracelet Project.  Friday night: Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District. Saturday: Sunday:  Earth Day!

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Tags: Blogging · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Theater District · Things to Do

URA to FINALLY acquire Garden Theatre

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 […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · URA

Hot areas in Pittsburgh real estate

January 9th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Megan from Trulia dropped me an email today with a link to Truila’s new housing heat maps.  Here’s the link for the Pittsburgh heat map 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 […]

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Tags: Allegheny County · Neighborhoods · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · Shadyside · South Side · Squirrel Hill

Federal-North redevelopment thoughts

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.  There were […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Real Estate

Getting in on the Ground Floor of the North Side and Homestead

January 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment

You’ve got to know a good thing when you see it.  That’s my conclusion after a couple days of thought concerning this week’s editorial in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Negative Pittsburgh. The editorial takes aim at those around Pittsburgh who are criticizing efforts to build the North Shore Connector, a new Stadium for the Pittsburgh Penguins, and a few other projects around […]

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Tags: Homestead · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Real Estate

North Shore activity

December 28th, 2006 · 12 Comments

Just days after the announcement that the new Pittsburgh casino will be located on the North Shore, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed the 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 […]

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Tags: casino · Federal North · Neighborhoods · North Shore · Pittsburgh · URA

Candlelight House Tour of Allegheny West and Mexican War Streets

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.  Get your tickets!

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Tags: House Tours · North Shore · Things to Do

North Shore / North Side News

September 26th, 2006 · 6 Comments

The new Allegheny Branch of 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.  It can […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · North Shore · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · transportation