Welcome to the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition!

The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization that gives voice to the hopes and concerns of our residents, institutions, businesses, and visitors and works to preserve, improve, and celebrate the quality of life in our vibrant urban Squirrel Hill neighborhood.

News & Blog

Information on De-icing: Save our Trees from Salt! (And our Pets and Concrete too!)

SHUC and Uncover have tried very hard to make Forbes Avenue look like Rodeo Drive, or name any tree lined street that is attractive to shoppers. (Murray Avenue is a future project with Councilman O’Connor’s help.) Research is long term and clear that people spend more and linger longer on attractive tree lined streets.  It
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SHUC #GivingTuesday and givebigPittsburgh Gratitude

We are so thankful to all of our neighbors and supporters who also helped us to raise over $1,650 towards initiatives to continue to improve the quality of life in our Vibrant Squirrel Hill Neighborhood on #GivingTuesday and for givebigPittsburgh. Thank you so much to all who were able to contribute! We are also very
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