Category: Gateway

What’s Going On At Forward and Murray?

By Raymond N. Baum, President Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition info@SHUC.org   The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition has been working with Mayor Bill Peduto, Councilman Corey O’Connor and many others to pave the way for redevelopment of the vacant, underutilized and blighted properties at the intersection of Forward and Murray Avenues (also known as the Squirrel
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Verizon Switch Station Shows Potential for Centrally Located Lofts, Office Space

By Deborah Monti   Originally built in 1926, the Verizon switch station on the corner of Forward and Murray was once a bustling office building. As the center for all phone calls that pass through the Squirrel Hill area, it was filled with telephone operators connecting calls with switchboards and repairmen who actually made house
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SHUC Community Open House

Mark your Calendars! Join us at the Jewish Community Center on October 15th for the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition’s Community Open House!     Do you have comments? Questions? Something you want to make sure we cover? Leave your comments in the comment box below! We’d love to hear from you!
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Envisioning the Future of Forward & Murray

By Richard Feder Chair of SHUC’s Master Planning Committee The Squirrel Hill Community Master Plan, completed in 1990 (and updated in 2011), identified a vision for the neighborhood: to maintain Squirrel Hill as a healthy, vibrant, diverse and stable neighborhood. Many projects have been done since the Plan was formulated that have enhanced Squirrel Hill,
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