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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.

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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Centre Avenue

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Centre Avenue Corridor

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.

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Centre Heldman Plaza

The URA is engaging the Hill District community to create a site activation plan for the Centre Heldman Plaza.

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Century Building

The Century Building development was the substantial rehabilitation of a former office building to a mixed-use, mixed-income building consisting of commercial office space, 60 residential rental units and a ground level restaurant.

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Chartiers Avenue

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Columbus Square

Columbus Square is a proposed multi-phased 31 unit new construction single family residential development located in the Manchester neighborhood.

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Connection @ South Side

Connection @ South Side is an upcoming mixed-income multifamily rental development in the SouthSide Works, featuring 6,000 square-feet of amenity space. Ten percent of the units will be available to households earning at or below 50 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI). 

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Detective Building

Adaptive reuse of a former public safety building into retail space, light manufacturing, creative office space.

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