Tag: Centre Avenue

Demolishing the Civic Arena to begin Monday

24 September, 2011 (11:22) | Pittsburgh

Starting Monday, the SEA is free to demolish the old Mellon Arena.  I guess it’s more like taking it apart piece by piece.  They have to remove all the tiles from the roof to get to the asbestos first.  I bet it’s going to look pretty gnarly for a while. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11267/1177238-53.stm    

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Time after Time – Hill District, then and now

20 April, 2011 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

Here’s a cool overlay of the Mellon Arena / Civic Arena site and what it used to look like.   http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11107/1138810-455.stm

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What a coinky dink

1 September, 2010 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

When you use google earth, the red dot indicating the Hill District is on my house.  Weird.  How appropriate that I’m the ambassador now.  🙂 http://goo.gl/maps/OwT1

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Time after Time

12 August, 2010 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

Here’s an awesome time lapse video of the new consol energy arena from start to finish! http://penguins.nhl.tv/team/console.jsp?catid=19&id=72562

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It’s not easy being green

14 July, 2010 (12:00) | Pittsburgh

Here’s an update on some Hill District projects: YMCA: This is going in 2 blocks from my house on Centre Avenue. It is currently slated for an early 2012 completion. Should be awesome to have an indoor basketball court and pool so close! Also, it’ll be one of the city’s largest green certified buildings. Post-Gazette […]

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BNY Mellon is pushing money up the Hill

8 October, 2008 (11:26) | Pittsburgh

From news release: "The Bank of New York Mellon has announced that it will contribute $3 million over a six-year period to Pittsburgh’s Hill District community through Pennsylvania’s Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP). The program will focus on education, job training and community revitalization for residents of the Hill District, which is near the company’s downtown […]

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