By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Urban Redevelopment Authority is investing $250,000 in three community-driven projects in the Hill District.READ MORE: Gov. Wolf To Impose Higher Wage, Sick Pay Requirements On Companies Getting State Incentives
Part of the money will be used to redevelop two plots of land at the intersection of Herron and Wylie avenues. A building there will be renovated for a studio, gallery and more.
A second portion of the money will go towards supporting the Wylie Avenue Restaurant Project for outdoor seating and a chef’s garden.
Lastly, the final part of the money will help to double the size of the Hill District Federal Credit Union.READ MORE: Jury Deadlocked In Trial Of Former Restaurant Owner Accused Of Sexual Assault
“Development is happening, the neighborhood is moving forward, and most importantly, it’s moving forward with the leaders and the residents who are from the neighborhood who want to see the Hill District reach its full potential,” URA Deputy Executive Director Diamonte Walker said.
The URA says the projects will improve the lives of people in the community and give them access to new and modern spaces.
The investment is part of the Neighborhood Initiatives Fund.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Front Begins Pushing Rain, Storms Into Area, Gusty Winds Possible
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