Larimer News

The Next Hot ‘Hoods in Pittsburgh – Larimer

Pittsburgh Magazine February 18, 2016 Larimer (pronounced “Lahr-mer” by locals) takes its name from the founder of Denver, Colo. —  Westmoreland County native William Larimer Jr., a settler, railroad tycoon, Kansas state senator and land developer. He built his home on what is now Larimer Avenue in order to be close to East Liberty, which […]

URA grant proposals focus on Larimer, East Liberty

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette January 15, 2016 By Mark Belko   Residents of Larimer and East Liberty could receive as much as $20,000 to fix up their homes under the federal Choice Neighborhoods program. The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority is proposing the grants as part of a strategy for rebuilding the two neighborhoods with the help of […]

Larimer Receives $30 Million Grant

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette June 30, 2014 Photo credit Sarah Schneider/Post-Gazette Pittsburgh will receive a $30 million grant in Choice Neighborhood funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It has been earmarked for mixed-income housing and development in Larimer. We are standing at the beginning of more than $400 million in investment to be […]