New Office Building Planned for Forbes Avenue in Heart of Oakland
"Murland Associates Limited Partnership is proposing to build a new eight-story building featuring seven floors of offices and street-level retail in the lot at Forbes and Coltart avenues in the heart of the neighborhood."
Altered Bar: Church-Turned-Nightclub Makes Comeback as Worship Site
"A brick structure on Penn Avenue in the Strip District, most recently known as the Altar Bar, is about to undergo an unusual reversal of fortunes."
South Fayette Approves Rezoning Request for Planned Grocery Store
"South Fayette Commissioners approved rezoning 6.6 acres from business to commercial, enabling developers Burns & Scalo the opportunity to begin planning for a grocery store."
Housing Authority Officials Say Land Selected for Homewood Community Center is Best
"The director of the city housing authority is defending a plan to build a community center on land owned by a church whose pastor is an authority board member."
URA: Pittsburgh Landmarks in Line to Be Developed
"Two city landmarks — the former detective building in East Liberty and the site of the old Poli restaurant in Squirrel Hill — are getting a new lease on life."
One Controversial Development Plan Killed, Another Approved in Mt. Lebanon
"Plans for a controversial new care home for seniors in Mt. Lebanon have been killed, at least for now."
New Sanctuary at Center of Life Honors Hazelwood's Loved, Lost
"About 70 people crowded into what was once a traditional sanctuary at the Keystone Church, at 161 Hazelwood Ave., where the altar is now a memorial to Hazelwood’s victims of street violence."
Allegheny County Fund Would Encourage More Landlords to Rent to Subsidized Tenants
"A special fund aims to encourage more local landlords to participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program, commonly referred to as Section 8."
South Side Homecoming: Modern Townhouse Gives Him a Warm Welcome
"Damon Powell’s townhouse is one of 10 stops on the Historic South Side Home Tour, but its history is pretty short -- barely two years."