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Allegheny Land Trust, regional partners launch interactive mapping tool

An online mapping application is the latest tool the Allegheny Land Trust is using to help communities in the region protect land.

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FREE THINC30 SUMMIT ON OCT. 17 ASKS HOW PITTSBURGH CAN BE A CITY FOR ALL

Like many Pittsburghers, I’m so proud of our city’s strength and resilience. Of how we’ve transformed our old industrial economy into one that is diversified and forward-looking. Of how, as home to a number of the ...

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Hazelwood Green makes progress, but it could take 20 more years

It’s been more than 15 years since The Heinz Endowments, Benedum Foundation and Richard King Mellon Foundation combined forces to purchase the 178-acre riverfront tract today known as Hazelwood Green, promising to rehabilitate the space “with the ...

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Redevelopment of former Hazelwood mill site moves forward

Developers of a former LTV Steel plant site in Hazelwood have secured tenants for two buildings going up under the steel skeleton of a former rolling mill on the property and are pushing ahead with ...

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On Media: How Pittsburgh students are creating an oasis amid a growing ‘news desert’

At first, no one wanted to talk. Then, when asked what they hate about their community, the young people quickly ticked off a list of painful realities: guns, gangs, violence and the boy from school who ...

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Pittsburgh’s 412 Food Rescue: ‘Born digital’ and growing

412 Food Rescue was founded in 2o15 by Gisele Fetterman and Leah Lizarondo as they sought to build an infrastructure around preventing food waste.

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