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Get Involved

Pitcairn, Braddock, East Pittsburgh, and North Braddock participating in the Allegheny Together business district revitalization program, which supports business district development in communities throughout Allegheny County through strategic planning and technical support.

Scroll down to learn how you can get involved.

COMMUNITY

Pitcairn



Help shape Pitcairn’s business district by offering your feedback at Build Sessions! We will brainstorm ways to make the business district on Broadway more user-friendly and welcoming, attract new people and businesses, and make Pitcairn more eligible for public funding and private investment.

Join a Build Session

 

Allegheny Together will be hosting three Build Sessions, focused on Pitcairn’s Place, Market, and Identity. Feel free to attend them all, or just one that interests you most!

The build sessions will be interactive and focused on creating a shared vision for Pitcairn’s future. Everyone is invited! Join your neighbors in a collaborative space, get involved, and share your ideas to enhance the business district in Pitcairn! 

*All Build Sessions will be held at the Borough Building (609 Broadway Blvd.)

Topics include: 

 

Place

Thursday August 12, 5:30-7:30pm

  • Calming traffic  

  • Gateway improvements

  • Public park and Turtle Creek enhancements

  • Environmental health

Market

Monday August 17, 5:30-7:30pm

  • Renovating/right-sizing buildings for new and existing businesses

  • Zoning and code analysis 

  • Addressing vacancy 

  • Increasing foot traffic, signage, facade improvements

  • Creating a business-owners association

 

Identity

Tuesday August 18, 5:30-7:30pm

  • Telecommuting and Broadband access

  • Entrepreneurship and creativity

  • -outh engagement

  • Public events linked to history and recreation  

 

RSVP here, or contact Borough Manager Anette Dietz at manager@pitcairnborough.us or call 412.212.6892.

 

COMMUNITY

BEN

Braddock, East Pittsburgh, & North Braddock

Help shape the business district by offering your feedback at Build Sessions! We will brainstorm ways to make the business district on Braddock Ave. more user-friendly and welcoming, attract new people and businesses, and make Pitcairn more eligible for public funding and private investment.

Join a Build Session

 

Allegheny Together will be hosting three Build Sessions, focused on Braddock Ave.’s Place, Market, and Identity. Feel free to attend them all, or just one that interests you most! 

The build sessions will be interactive and focused on creating a shared vision for Braddock, East Pittsburgh, and North Braddock’s future. Everyone is invited! Join your neighbors in a collaborative space, get involved, and share your ideas to enhance the Braddock Ave. business district! 

*All Build Sessions will be held at Greater Valley Community Services (300 Holland Ave, Braddock, PA 15104).

Topics include: 

 

Place

Monday August 23, 5:30-7:30pm

  • Riverfront redevelopment and usage

  • Walkability and public transportation

  • Corridor, gateways, and intersection improvements 

  • Using vacant/public space for placemaking

Market

Tuesday August 24, 5:30-7:30pm

  • Assistance to existing businesses (e.g. mentoring, financing) 

  • Addressing vacancy and renovating buildings for business attraction

  • Mixed use (retail, light industrial, manufacturing) real estate opportunities

  • Piloting food and farming businesses

  • Increasing foot traffic, signage, facade improvements

 

Identity

 Thursday August 26, 5:30-7:30pm

  • Black owned business cluster

  • Growing the maker/creative economy

  • Youth engagement and recreation 

  • Celebrating cultural history and diversity of the region

RSVP here, or contact Allegheny Together Program Manager Nicole Muise-Kielkucki at nicole.muisekielkucki@fourtheconomy.com or call 412.212.6892.