03/28/2013 - The Northside Chronicle - Northside Housing Project Updates
Photo courtesy of Kelsey Shea/The Northside Chronicle
Though the Northside is known for historic rowhouses and Victorian mansions, there are redevelopment and new construction happening here as well, like these ongoing projects…
3/19/2013 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette - City of Asylum's Literary Center to Open on North Side
A nonprofit that houses and supports writers who are persecuted in their native countries plans to open a literary center in three storefronts in the former Masonic Temple on North Avenue.
3/2/2013 - TribLive - Don’t Judge a Row House by Its Cover
Northside row houses are classic creatures of the 19th century, yet they are finding a home in the 21st.
2/8/2013 - TribLive - Pittsburgh neighborhoods put on a new face with help from URA grants
Money for repairs came from facade renovation programs operated by Pittsburgh's Urban Redevelopment Authority to erase vacant and dilapidated homes and storefronts, including 431 and 433 E. Ohio St. plus 1108 Federal Street.
1/17/2013 - The Northside Chronicle - Woodland Avenue Project Progresses in New Year
Brightwood Civic Groups continued progress on their initiative to purchase and rehab vacant and dilapidated houses on Woodland Avenue in 2013 with the completion of a new home. The three-bedroom home was renovated this fall, and the buyers benefited from a 10-year tax abatement deal.
1/14/2013 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Vacant Lots on the North Side in Pittsburgh Turning into Gardens
Rows of sunflowers and blueberry plants contribute to community garders on Perry South's Charles and Burgess Streets.
1/12/2013 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette - North Side Building is Opened Up to Let the Light in and Create a Serene Living Space
Many Allegheny West residents love their North Side neighborhood's Victorian-era architecture. Mike Ramsey's taste, however, runs more toward fire and rock than lace curtains and clawfoot tubs.
12/6/2012 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Expansion of Mexican War Streets historic District Approved
Pittsburgh's Historic Review Commission approved an expansion of the Mexican War Streets which would more than double the roughly nine square blocks designated by the city in 1972.
10/12/2012 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette -Developer Expanding Plans for North Shore Site
A Columbus, Ohio, developer, confident about the demand for space on the North Shore, is expanding a proposed office and retail development next to Stage AE to include a third floor.
4/26/2012 - The Northside Chronicle - Deutschtown Gateway Project Begins on East Ohio Street
The Northside Leadership Conference and the Historic Deutschtown Development Corporation marked the start of the Deutschtown Gateway Project with a nail pounding ceremony on the East Ohio Street site.
3/23/2012 - Pittsburgh Business Times - North Shore Connector Likely to Influence Surrounding Development Projects
Jeffrey Ackerman, the national managing director of CBRE’s private capital group, who was involved last year in the sale of the Alcoa Business Services Center close to the North Shore, said the T extension to the North Shore is coming in an already-tight office market, and the added connection will help stoke demand.
3/16/2012 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette - $20 million Office and Retail Development Planned for North Shore
Continental, in conjunction with the Steelers and the Pirates, is proposing to build 40,000 square-feet of first-floor entertainment and restaurant space as part of the new two-story development. The second floor would be devoted to office space.
01/28/2012 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Progress Takes Big Step on Pittsburgh's Northside
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On Thursday, Nakama, a chain of Japanese restaurants, completed a lease agreement to open a second Pittsburgh location in the former Masonic Hall beside the Garden Theater, said Craig Totino, a principal of Collaborative Ventures, one of the developers.
10/25/2011 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - New Park a Grassy Spot in Marshall-Shadeland
Just shy of an acre and ringed by young trees, a lawn of new grass officially became Washburn Square Park in Marshall-Shadeland at a ceremony Monday on Bartold Street.
10/21/2011 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - First House Completed in Manchester Development
A 4.3-acre lot of mud and weeds that occupied Manchester's northern portal for five years is now on the way to becoming Columbus Square, a 31-home development whose first model home was opened to the public Thursday during a ceremony on Juniata Street.
09/29/2011 - The Northside Chronicle - Renovated Woodland Avenue House Completed
Last week, Brightwood Civic Group cut the ribbon at 1407 Woodland Avenue in Brightwood, marking the first step in the Woodland Avenue Revitalization Project.
09/27/2011 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - $523 Million Connector Rolls Closer to Completion
The Port Authority of Allegheny County has started to take its $523.4 million North Shore Connector project for a months-long test drive.
07/26/2011 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Walkabout: One Church Saved, Another Near It Needs Angels' Help
Neighbors across the street from the old German church on Rhine Street in Spring Hill say they have been watching the roof from their porches, wondering how it made it through another winter... ...Not even a mile away, down at Madison Avenue and Tripoli Street in East Deutschtown, another old German church -- originally Imanuel Evangelist, built in 1859 -- has a happier story.
05/12/2011 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh, Developer Move Forward on Garden Theater Project
The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority this afternoon approved moving forward with the sale of a collection of vacant North Side properties that includes the now-closed Garden Theater. Allegheny City Development Group plans to develop the site for retail, office and residential use for $17.5 million.
04/27/2011 - CNNC-PGH.org - CNNC Announces Northside’s Federal Street Facade Improvements
The Central Northside Neighborhood Council (CNNC) announces that the innovative facade improvements project along Central Northside’s Federal Street can now move forward, thanks to the dedication of CNNC volunteers and the generosity of Duquesne Light and the URA.
04/19/11 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - North Side Church's Move Allows 'Rebirth' for Another
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After nearly 90 years in the North Side, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church is closing, but its move to new quarters in the North Hills will trigger the rejuvenation of another Pittsburgh congregation.
Some North Side groups will profit from the Rivers Casino without setting foot inside. The Northside Leadership Conference is awarding more than $500,000 for 11 projects designed to improve the area.
02/17/2011 - HotelBusiness.com - Hyatt Place Opens On Pittsburgh's North Shore
A Hyatt Place opened here on the North Shore, the result of a joint venture between RockBridge Capital, LLC and Continental Real Estate Companies.
Development has been spurred by construction of PNC Park, Heinz Field and $65 million in utility and road work.