Update: Sampsonia Way Green Infrastructure Project

Sampsonia Way Green Infrastructure Project

Tim Nuttle, Principal of Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., and Andrew Wickesberg, ACCA President, are reaching out to City Council Representatives, Pittsburgh Department of Public Works, PWSA, foundations, and State and Federal representatives, to secure funding for the Sampsonia Way Green Infrastructure Project.

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ACCA President’s New Years Message 2016

Andrew Wickesberg, ACCA President

On behalf of the board of the Allegheny City Central Association, we wish you all a happy and healthy year ahead. I am excited to start work on implementing a new vision statement that represents a new direction for ACCA. It is our hope that we can establish a pattern of community wide events, as well as foster activities that bring neighbors together, so that we might truly embody the tagline for the Allegheny City Central neighborhood, All Together. Different.

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HRC Decision on River of Words Postponed Again

River of Words

On May 6, 2015, the Historic Review Commission held their second River of Words hearing regarding the appeal filed by neighbor Glenn Olcerst. “The Historic Review Commission has again postponed a decision pending a revision of the design guidelines for the Mexican War Streets Historic District” says Olcerst.

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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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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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Monterey Street Renovation Wins Top Prize

Renovation on Monterey

The transformation of an abandoned candy factory into a single-family home earned Allegheny City Central residents Dan Wintermantel and Leslie Vincen top honors in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s 2014 Renovation Inspiration Contest in the large residential category (more than $50,000).

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