Category: Residential Quality

Pittsburgh Celebrates Lunar New Year in Squirrel Hill

For the second year, Squirrel Hill will be celebrating Lunar New Year for two weeks, beginning with a kick-off celebration on Saturday, January 28th from 1 to 5pm at the Jewish Community Center. Year of the Rooster Kick-Off Celebration Proposed Program (subject to change). 1:00 Welcome and Lunar New Year Proclamation by Councilman Dan Gilman 1:10
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Community Meeting: 1830 Beechwood Blvd & Burton L. Hirsch Funeral Home Projects

Community Meeting on September 6th  Discussing Two New Projects in Squirrel Hill (1) 6pm – Proposed 11 Single-Family homes on 1830 Beechwood Blvd** (2) 6:45pm – Proposed Multi-Family Building at 2710 Murray Avenue, site of former landmark On September 6th, the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition and Councilman Corey O’Connor invited neighbors to come hear the
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President’s Message: Here’s Something to Think About

Here’s Something to Think About By Raymond N. Baum, President Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition info@SHUC.org   What is the future of Squirrel Hill’s commercial district? What do we want it to be? What can we do about it? Are we missing out on opportunities to attract and hold businesses and residents?     I think
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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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