Art in the Alley: Resident Glenn Olcerst Unveils “First Historic District” Mural

Glenn Olcerst unveils mural entitled "First Historic District"

On a beautiful summer Sunday evening, neighbors and friends gathered at the corner of Resaca Place and Filson Alley for the unveiling of Glenn Olcerst’s “First Historic District.” The exterior mural is the latest in a series of efforts by the Allegheny City Central resident designed to encourage others to create art to share with the community.

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River of Words Open House

On Friday, July 25 from 6 until 8 pm, explore the installation, enjoy light refreshments and meet the artists behind the project at the River of Words Open House. Neighborhood maps will be available for pick-up at the Alphabet City™ Tent (318 Sampsonia Way) that will guide you to each word.

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RFP to Stabilize and Develop 1423 Boyle Street

1423 Boyle Street has been condemned for more than seven years. ACCA has worked to try to prevent the demolition of this interior rowhouse but we are almost out of time. ACCA is issuing an RFP/RFQ in an attempt to find a partner to save this building from demolition and address the issues that are causing damage to neighboring property owners.

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Expansion of Residential Permit Parking to be Explored

A public informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 15 to discuss the possible expansion of the Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) in Allegheny City Central. This community meeting is being held to discuss what the RPPP program entails and to gauge the interest of the residents in the implementation of the program for their streets. This meeting will not determine the final outcome, but rather provide further possible avenues of action. The program is completely resident-driven, so the residents themselves will decide whether or not to have Permit Parking on their street.

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Hearing for 1244 Buena Vista Postponed

Last Friday, we reported that the City of Pittsburgh’s Bureau of Building Inspection (BBI) was set to go before the Historic Review Commission (HRC) on July 2 for permission to demolish the vacant building at 1244 Buena Vista Street. The item was subsequently pulled from the HRC meeting agenda.

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