UPTOWN NEWS http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/uptown_news.htm City Council District 6 (c) 2017 | City of Pittsburgh | All rights reserved 2016 Year In Review Newsletter http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/uptown_article.htm?id=6889 <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Greetings Uptown,&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">The District 6 office has prepared a 2016 summary&nbsp;newsletter to better inform you of what is happening throughout the district.&nbsp;<strong>The 2016 Year In Review Newsletter provides details about the Housing Opportunity Fund, development updates throughout the district, legislative progress, neighborhood updates, and information on other projects and events occurring in the District.</strong></p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Please&nbsp;<a href="http://apps.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/end_of_year_newsletter_2016_final_draft.pdf">click here</a>&nbsp;to review our 2016 Year in Review newsletter. Please contact our office at 412-255-2134 should you have any questions regarding the content of the newsletter.</p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Regards,</p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">R. Daniel Lavelle</p> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:33:39 -0500 UPTOWN ECO-INNOVATION DISTRICT PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/uptown_article.htm?id=5751 <p>Greetings-</p> <div>The Eco-Innovation District in Pittsburgh is the first of its kind, an opportunity to identify the ways in which redevelopment can improve the environment, support the needs of existing residents and expand entrepreneurship and job growth.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Focused on the Uptown and West Oakland communities, the Eco-Innovation District will create a new model for urban growth that is inclusive, innovative, and environmentally sound. The project is the product of ongoing collaboration among Uptown Partners of Pittsburgh, Oakland Planning and Development Corporation, City of Pittsburgh, Sustainable Pittsburgh, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, Port Authority of Allegheny County, and Allegheny County Economic Development, neighborhood residents and groups, universities, and other partners.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>A launch party for the Eco-Innovation District&#39;s public open house will be held tomorrow, as all are invited to attend, learn more about the initiative, and provide feedback:</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><strong>Eco-Innovation District Public Open House Launch Party</strong></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><strong>300 Gist Street</strong></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><strong>Thursday Feb 25, 6pm-9pm</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:48:30 -0500 DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY: ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/uptown_article.htm?id=4279 <p>On&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_274511628" tabindex="0">Saturday, April 18</span><strong>,</strong>&nbsp;Duquesne University is sponsoring the 26th Annual Spring Clean Up, in collaboration with the Uptown, Hill District, and South Side neighborhoods.&nbsp; This event serves as a day to beautify our community, and helps to strengthen relationships between Duquesne and residents in the surrounding neighborhoods.&nbsp;</p> <p>The University invites you to join them for this special day.&nbsp; Details are as follows:</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><u><strong>Date</strong></u><strong>&nbsp;</strong><br /> <span data-term="goog_274511629" tabindex="0">Saturday, April 18</span><br /> <em>(Check in for volunteers:&nbsp;&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_274511630" tabindex="0">9 &ndash; 9:30 a.m.)</span></em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><u>Locations</u></strong><br /> <u>Greater Hill District</u>&nbsp;ay corner of Centre Ave. and Kirkpatrick St. across from the Carnegie Library</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><u>Lunch</u></strong><br /> Clean up concludes at with a free &ldquo;Taste of the Neighborhood&rdquo; lunch for all volunteers at the check-in locations from&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_274511631" tabindex="0">12 - 1 p.m.</span><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p>Duquesne University welcomes any and all support for this important community event. For more information, click&nbsp;<a href="http://apps.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/Spring_Clean_Up_Poster_HD_2015.pdf">here</a>.</p> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:21:37 -0400 REMINDER: POLICE ZONE 2: OPEN HOUSE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/uptown_article.htm?id=3392 <h1><span style="color: rgb(0, 128, 0);">POLICE ZONE 2: &nbsp;OPEN HOUSE</span></h1> <p>Join us in marking Commander Holmes&rsquo;s 2nd year as Commander of Zone 2 by enjoying some cookies and conversation.&nbsp; On&nbsp;August 20, 2014&nbsp;from&nbsp;10AM to 2PM, the Zone 2 Police will be hosting the 2<sup>nd</sup>&nbsp;Annual Open House. This is a way to say thank you for your support, and to chart out public safety goals for the rest of 2014 while looking forward to 2015 and beyond.&nbsp;</p> <p>Safe neighborhoods are the result of people and their police working together to create communities capable of sustaining civic life. We have a solid foundation of partnerships between the police - community, businesses, educational institutions, and faith based organizations, and these partnerships play a vital role in the Zone 2 policing strategy.</p> <p>We hope to see you at the Open House, please visit the following link for some more information: &nbsp;<span style="font-family: 'Droid Sans', Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(186, 204, 202);">http://apps.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/ZoneTwoOpenHouse2014.pdf</span></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:47:26 -0400 DISTRICT 6 VISITS UPTOWN http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/uptown_article.htm?id=1199 <p><span style="color: #000000">Greetings,</span></p> <p><span style="color: #000000">In an effort to make myself more available to you, <strong>our office will be in the Uptown community at the Pittsburgh Association for the Deaf, Inc.&nbsp;this Thursday, December 8, 2011&nbsp;from 5:30 pm - 7:00&nbsp;pm, located at 1854 Forbes Avenue</strong>.&nbsp; Please join me as I host various Uptown residents and business owners for informal conversation on how to better improve your livelihood as a local Uptown stakeholder.</span></p> <p><span style="color: #000000">&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="color: #000000">Regards,</span></p> <p><span style="color: #000000">R. Daniel Lavelle</span></p> Tue, 06 Dec 2011 15:16:04 -0500 COUNCILMAN LAVELLE INVITES YOU TO AN IMPERATIVE PUBLIC HEARING! http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/uptown_article.htm?id=907 <p> Greetings,</p> <p> I urge you to attend and voice your opinion at an upcoming Public Hearing on <em>City Council Bill 2011-1611</em>, a resolution providing for the designation as a Historic Structure for the Civic Arena.</p> <p> <strong>The public hearing will be held on Monday, May 23, 2011 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at the Social Hall of Epiphany Catholic Church at 184 Washington Place</strong>.</p> <p> Since I have been involved in the Arena deliberations, I have continually stated that my principal decision making factor is to do what has the optimal economic and social benefit for the residents of Pittsburgh, particularly those of the Hill District.&nbsp; I believe that by demolishing the arena, we have the opportunity to ensure that thousands of family sustaining jobs and millions in future tax revenue would be created through the redevelopment of the Lower Hill site.&nbsp; Not to mention our ability to rebuild the amputated half of our community, reconnect it to its upper half, and resuscitate the entire Hill District.&nbsp; However, City Council now needs to hear from you!</p> <p> <strong>If you are interested in providing public comment, please contact the City Clerk at 412-255-2138 by 2:00 pm on May 23, 2011</strong>.&nbsp; You must register to receive 3 minutes to speak.&nbsp; If you do not register you can still speak, but will only be allotted 1 minute.&nbsp; Please share this information with your friends and neighbors.</p> <p> Respectfully,</p> <p> R. Daniel Lavelle</p> Fri, 20 May 2011 12:23:37 -0400 Greater Hill District Master Plan http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/district6/uptown_article.htm?id=775 <p> Greetings,</p> <p> There will&nbsp;a critical&nbsp;community meeting tonight in the Hill District regarding the Greater Hill District Master Plan&nbsp;at&nbsp;Ammon Recreation Center, 2217 Bedford Avenue, the meeting will last from 6:30-8:30pm.&nbsp; Please come and voice your comments, questions or concerns as the Hill District community moves forward in revitalization of the neighborhood.&nbsp; You can view the Greater Hill District Draft Master Plan at the following link so you are prepared for tonight&#39;s discussion.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.greaterhilldistrictmasterplan.org/Documents/HDMPPresentation-March9commmtg_DRAFT.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to view the document!</a></p> <p> Thank you,</p> <p> R. Daniel Lavelle</p> Wed, 09 Mar 2011 15:05:32 -0500