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Is 3-D Visualization Software the Future of Urban Planning?

Research from Carnegie Mellon University, together with the Pittsburgh Department of City Planning, uses virtual reality and 3-D technology to help urban designers and other stakeholders better plan cities. 

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Permanent exhibition on namesake comes to August Wilson Center

A key element that has long been missing from the grand spaces of the August Wilson African American Cultural Center is coming in the fall.

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Residents urged to weigh in on future of Neville Island’s former Shenango coke plant

Plans for the 50-acre former Shenango Coke Works site on Neville Island remain unclear — but property owner DTE Energy hopes to ink a deal with one or more developers by the end of this

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5 years after nearly folding, Downtown Pittsburgh’s August Wilson Center on track for comeback

The day she became CEO of the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Janis Burley Wilson walked through the Downtown Pittsburgh building’s reflective glass doors to find its interior completely empty.

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Call For Nominations: 2020 Leopold Farm Conservation Award And $10,000 Prize

The Sand County Foundation, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Pennsylvania Leopold Conservation Award and its $10,000 prize to a farmer or forester to recognize voluntary conservation

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Heinz Endowments launches Pittsburgh Readiness Institute to prepare high school seniors for careers

As long as there have been students and schools there have been questions about relevancy.

“When you were in math class or chemistry class, you might have dealt with a series of problems that teachers had ...

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