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A Look Back: 1966 Urban Renewal Plan

 

It's interesting to look back on history through the lens of the present. We discovered the 1966 redevelopment plan for East Liberty in the archives and wanted to take a moment to share it with you. You can peruse this historical document through the link below.

Original plan.pdf

East Liberty Transit Center Ribbon Cutting — Oct. 14th

Join us on Wednesday, October 14th at 1:30 pm at the corner of Shady and Penn Ave for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the East Liberty Transit Center. This newly reconstructed multimodal transit center serves over 800 daily bus arrivals at what once was the East Liberty Busway Station. Helping us reach our goal of a more bike and pedestrian friendly community, this center features a reconnected street grid and better pedestrian and bike connections.

We invite you to stop by and check out the changes with us!

Friendship Art & Architecture Tour | Sept. 27

 

Join us next door in Friendship for the The Friendship Art and Architecture Tour! On Sunday, September 27 from 11 am- 4 pm, tour Friendship and learn from local architects and historians about the rich architecture that the neighborhood has to offer.

FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/405811542956366/

Get your tickets here: https://www.showclix.com/event/FriendshipHouseTour

Big View Circles Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 16

Next Tuesday, Sept. 15th: take part in Circles Greater Pittsburgh chapter-wide Big View meeting.

Back to School Giveaway

 

Join Representative Ed Gainey for a back-to-school giveaway this Saturday from noon to 3 pm at Destiny International Ministry (7061 Lemington Ave). K-5 students who are present will receive a free backpack and school supplies. There will also be food, music and helpful information on state programs for kids. 

Anyone interested in donating supplies, backpacks or food can contact Rep. Gainey's office at (412) 665-5502. Check out the flyer for more details and help spread the word to anyone who could benefit from this timely giveaway!