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Working to Improve Neighborhoods & Lives

The URA is involved in hundreds of projects throughout the City of Pittsburgh. Our projects are diverse and have all been completed with input from community development organizations throughout the city. Through URA loans, strategic partnerships and other economic development initiatives, the URA is committed to supporting the next generation of creators, thinkers, innovators and inventors that are transforming our community.

Bakery Square 2.0

12-acre mixed-use development on the former Reizenstein School site. Project includes office, new residential housing, and significant green infrastructure.

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Bedford Dwellings

In 2016, the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) received a federal Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant to help local leaders craft a comprehensive, homegrown plan to revitalize and transform the Bedford Dwellings and Middle Hill neighborhoods.

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Bonvue Street

The Bonvue Street development includes the renovation and resale of five single family homes located in the Observatory Hill neighborhood.

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Bradberry Building - Federal North

The Bradberry Building is part of a larger strategy to revitalize the entire Federal Street and North Avenue intersection and surrounding block. The building was converted into 16 apartments, with modern layouts, consisting of one studio apartment, (11) one-bedroom units, and (4) two-bedrooms apartments.

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The Brew House

Brew House Artist Lofts

A former turn-of-the-century brewery was rehabilitated and reconfigured into a mixed-income housing development for artists to live and work in the South Side Flats. The building houses 76 residential units and provides artists with work space and an art gallery.

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Broad Street Plaza

Broad Street Plaza

The Broad Street Plaza project will reactivate a key property in the heart of East Liberty into a public gathering space. With the help of the public and strategic stakeholders, the URA will design and build this dynamic new plaza.

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Brownfield Projects

The URA's redevelopment of former industrial sites, or brownfield sites, has been a critical component of Pittsburgh’s transformation.

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Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Downtown to Oakland

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) connects Downtown to Oakland and is one of the largest current transit projects in Pennsylvania. The project will provide higher quality, reliable transit service between the region’s two major employment centers and residential communities to the east.

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Carrick Dairy District

Place based strategy to create a district around Pittsburgh Special-T Dairy (formerly Colteryahn Dairy), an important asset in the Carrick neighborhood. Project includes the Historic Dairy District Market Place, home to the Citiparks Farmer’s market and other community events.

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