Homewood News

Pitt to move manufacturing center to Homewood from Harmar

December 30, 2016 The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Kris B. Mamula The University of Pittsburgh is helping breathe new life into a relic of Pittsburgh’s industrial past by moving the university’s manufacturing help center to Homewood from Harmar. Pitt recently inked a deal to lease 11,500-square feet in the 150,000-square-foot former Westinghouse manufacturing facility on Susquehanna […]

Homewood Community Meeting

Councilman Ricky Burgess invites you to an evening of dinner and discussion as the transformation is about to begin! Monday, December 19 6pm–7:30pm The KBK Hamilton–Kelly Project will soon be underway, and it will bring 59 new, mixed-income housing units to the heart of Homewood. Join us and be part of the positive change in […]

Homewood Holiday Market turns shipping containers into marketplace

December 5, 2016 Next Pittsburgh by Jenniffer Baron All photos courtesy of the Homewood Holiday Market Shipping containers have popped up in all sorts of innovative places—from residential projects and temporary swimming holes to an open-air shopping center in downtown Las Vegas. This month, the creative reuse phenomenon is the inspiration for a new shopping […]

Homewood cafe hopes to create bridge between neighborhoods

November 28, 2016 by Bob Bauder Trib Live   Residents say last week’s opening of a coffee shop in Homewood is a sign that things are finally beginning to turn around in one of Pittsburgh’s most downtrodden neighborhoods. The Everyday Cafe opened on Nov. 18 and offers frappes and lattes and a full range of […]

Everyday Café opening in Homewood, filling a void

November 11, 2016 by Maya Henry Next Pittsburgh Seven years. That’s how long the idea has been percolating to open a cafe in an old post office in Homewood. On Friday, November 18, Everyday Cafe will finally open at 532 N. Homewood Ave. thanks to a partnership between  Operation Better Block and the Bible Center Church located […]

Hope in Homewood: A new cafe and caterer point in right direction

November 7, 2016 by Diana Nelson Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   Whenever I plan to meet someone in Homewood, the conversation goes something like this: “Want to get coffee somewhere?” “Sure. Where should we meet?” “How about in East Liberty?” Soon, my contacts and I will have two places to meet — for coffee, pastries, even vegan […]

Construction Jobs Recruitment Event in Homewood

Join MA’AT Construction Company and Mistick Construction on an informational meeting/recruitment session for construction jobs with the Susquehanna Homes Project in Homewood. Tuesday, September 20 7120 Kelly St, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 10 am – 1pm 5:00 – 8:00 pm You are asked to bring the following documents for proof of Section 3 Eligibility: • Proof […]

40 Affordable Units Coming to Homewood

The New Pittsburgh Courier August 10, 2016 by Christian Morrow   Reverend Samuel Ware is not entirely without experience in addressing the city’s housing needs. His Building United of Southwestern Pennsylvania has built, and sold, 13 single-family houses in the Homewood over the last six years. But by next spring Rev. Ware will be doing something […]

Summer Mural Project Addresses Gun Violence in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh City Paper August 10, 2016 by Rebeca Addison   Ten years ago, as a teenager with a child of his own, Paris Wellons thought getting paid to participate in a summer program painting murals around the city was a pretty good deal. “I’ve always wanted to be an artist,” says Wellons, 26. “I […]

URA Approves New Homewood Rental Housing

New Pittsburgh Courier July 22, 2016 by Christian Morrow Though moves to address the lagging development at the Hazelwood ALMANO brownfield were of primary concern during the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh’s July board meeting, it also authorized low-income housing and property development in the East End and the Hill District. Piggybacking on the construction […]