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How one Pittsburgh developer wants to fix Oakland's dead zone

How one Pittsburgh developer wants to fix Oakland's dead zone

Oakland is a neighborhood with plenty of personality â€" dominated by Beaux-Arts/City Beautiful-era monumental civic architecture and student energy â€" but that's not true of the entire neighborhood. Read more

Walnut Capital shares first phase of Oakland Crossings development project with residents

Walnut Capital shares first phase of Oakland Crossings development project with residents

"Developer Walnut Capital and design firm Strada presented the first phase of their proposed Oakland Crossings project to community residents during a development activities meeting co-hosted by the city of Pittsburgh Monday evening." Read more

Developers reportedly looking to turn former Quality Inn into mixed use building

Developers reportedly looking to turn former Quality Inn into mixed use building

""What Oakland needs is density. We need a more diverse population of all income levels, all types of jobs. Right now, it's dominated so much by students that it's not really a thriving community," Todd Reidbord, Walnut Capital President said to the Post-Gazette." Read more

Oakland Crossings project moving forward after mayor, Walnut Capital reach agreement

Oakland Crossings project moving forward after mayor, Walnut Capital reach agreement

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Pittsburgh Planning Commission backs big Oakland development proposal with caveats

Pittsburgh Planning Commission backs big Oakland development proposal with caveats

"After months of controversy, the city Planning Commission Tuesday gave its support to a revised proposal designed to bring hundreds of new apartments and a grocery to part of Oakland. But it did so with reservations." Read more

Oakland Crossings deal is a win for Mayor Ed Gainey

Oakland Crossings deal is a win for Mayor Ed Gainey

"The approval process for the proposed Oakland Crossings development has demonstrated two very different models of public-private collaboration, and of mayoral leadership." Read more

Pittsburgh Planning Commission needs more time to decide on revamped Oakland Crossings project

Pittsburgh Planning Commission needs more time to decide on revamped Oakland Crossings project

"It will be another two weeks before Pittsburgh's Planning Commission makes a decision on the proposed Oakland Crossings development." Read more

Oakland Crossings commits to 10% affordable housing and will resume its stalled approval process

Oakland Crossings commits to 10% affordable housing and will resume its stalled approval process

"On Monday, Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey's administration announced a deal to advance the controversial Oakland Crossings development. The changes include new promises to provide affordable housing." Read more