building inclusive wealth
The Urban Redevelopment Authority is here for Pittsburgh.
Successful economic development is not just about building projects, it’s about building people and forming mutually beneficial partnerships to transform the places in which we live for the betterment of all.
Home Rehab Helps Resident Stay in Her Home
"I decided I was going to try to stay here as long as I could and get everything I needed in the house to live in it. Jarmele couldn’t help me enough, and she reassured that I had everything organized,” said Squirrel Hill resident Elizabeth Ganley.
LandCare Participant Builds His Own Business
“Working in the neighborhood in which I was born and raised is amazing. I feel that I am giving back to a community that has given me so much,” said Jamar Cox, owner of Nature’s Grooming.
Cilantro & Ajo Purchases New Food Truck
“Believe in what you’re doing. I believe in the Venezuelan food and that’s why we opened this restaurant…With the new food truck, people are beginning to take notice” said Marlyn Parra.
The Centre Avenue Corridor project will lay the foundation for the transformation of 170 vacant or idle properties into multiple commercial, residential and office spaces over the next several years.
Liberty Green Park
Liberty Green is a proposed new neighborhood park on 3.25 acres of underutilized land at the intersection of the Larimer and East Liberty neighborhoods.
The 28-acre Lower Hill redevelopment will have a significant impact on the Hill District and entire Pittsburgh region. Part of this redevelopment involves transitioning land currently used as surface parking into a mix of office, retail, and housing, including the creation of a shared parking district.