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Powered by volunteers, the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) is a non-profit community development organization established over 40 years ago to foster civic and social programs to improve the quality of life for all residents in the 14th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh. The organization strives to find creative and sustainable ways to preserve, improve, and enhance our beloved neighborhood. Be involved! We hope to see you at one of our upcoming meetings or events.

Latest Updates

August Bike-Ped Committee Trail Proposal

Potential Pedestrian-Bicycle Route to Improve Transportation Access in Greenfield and Squirrel Hill, and Provide Access Through Buncher Site Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition is pursuing a new pedestrian-bicycle route that would connect southern Squirrel Hill/eastern Greenfield with Saline Street in The Run section of Greenfield. The purpose is for walkers and bicyclists to have access to
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Making of a Night Market

By Camille Chidsey, Marian Lien, Britt Reints For the third summer, the Squirrel Hill Night Market will be bringing people together under the night sky for a celebration of diversity, culture, cuisine and community. Modeled after the open-air nighttime street festivals commonly found in cities across Asia and Europe, each event is designed to have
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Squirrel Hill Summer 2017 Events

Check out these great events happening in the Squirrel Hill area throughout the summer! Squirrel Hill Night Markets Enjoy food trucks, vendors, firebreathers, crafters and more at this pop-up street festival on Murray Ave. Each month, the Night Markets will have their own theme. June 17 Theme: Americana Featuring music from Steel City Harmonizers, The
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Plans Move Forward for Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Squirrel Hill

Progress has been made in the completion of a medical marijuana dispensary on 3885 Forward Avenue in Squirrel Hill, but with many steps ahead for Keystone Relief Center, the building’s doors will not open for at least another six months–if at all. Pennsylvania has received hundreds of applications from organizations across the state looking to create medical marijuana
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A Community Presentation and Discussion on Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Squirrel Hill

On Wednesday, May 17th (6:30pm – 8:00pm) at the Children’s Institute (1405 Shady Ave.), the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition and Greenfield Community Association will host a public meeting for the community to learn more about Keystone Relief Centers’ proposed medical marijuana dispensary at 3885 Forward Avenue, a Buncher Property. Because Medical marijuana is a new use in Pennsylvania,
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Bus Rapid Transit Project Update

In 2011, Port Authority of Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh began a study of potential improvements to the transit system. One possible improvement identified by the study was a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) that would address transit between Downtown and Oakland, and possibly extend to other East End neighborhoods. On April 3rd, your Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition
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