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Christian Morrow, New Pittsburgh Courier - Published on Monday, December 24, 2012 During the groundbreaking for the $11.5 million Homewood Station Senior Apartments development in Homewood, City Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess recalled how his late mother asked him to work to rebuild the neighborhood. With this project, he said, he has started to honor her request. “I grew up two blocks from this site. I pastored a church for 30 years one block from this site and I married a girl from...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Officials broke ground on the city’s newest senior housing development Tuesday morning. The apartment complex is said to be the first piece of a redevelopment plan in more than 15 years. On this gloomy day, the sun was still shining down on Homewood as ground was broken for low-income housing for senior citizens. “Today we’re here to announce the Homewood Senior Station Apartments, which will provide 41 new apartments for senior residents as well as support services...
Dear Dr. Johnson: Re: K. Leroy Irvis Science Center Congratulations on the impending construction of the new K. Leroy Irvis Science Center. I applaud the Community College of Allegheny County’s efforts to make this a successful project for all concerned. As such, I would like to meet with you regarding the participation process and how qualified MBE companies like Ma’at Construction Group can become involved. Recently, our office manager Art Sheffield was contacted by you with an...
Pittsburgh has focused its redevelopment efforts in distressed neighborhoods with the expressed goal of helping lower-income individuals reside near employment opportunities. 1 Creating Quality Jobs: Transforming the Economic Development Landscape There is the ever challenging need to train and put minority residents to work on redevelopment projects. While it has been said, minority communities in the Pittsburgh region are and have been uniquely situated to benefit from economic...
MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN HOMEWOOD Homewood Station Senior Apartments is a new multi-million dollar construction project of a four-story midrise building consisting of 41 one and two bedrooms units for persons age 55 and older. This new Homewood Station Senior Apartments building will be located in the 500 block of North Homewood Avenue in the Homewood neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County. While we are all excited about CALLING COMMUNITY...