Monthly Archives: November 2014

Buzz is…the New Pgh!

Coined by former mayor Tom Murphy, a Buzz City is one that is thriving and attractive to young people, driven by growth from within and by interest from the outside. Focusing on Pittsburgh’s Multi-Modal Model, Bottom Up City Administration, Homegrown Green Master Plans and Community Stewards, and finally the plan for Almono, NEXT Pittsburgh highlights “4 Reasons Why Pittsburgh is Becoming a Buzz City.”  With regard to the creation of this buzz, Mayor Bill Peduto says, “we just did what Pittsburghers do: we dusted ourselves off, we worked hard, and we re-identified … Read More

Posted in News | Leave a comment

URBANIZED

Recently toured by our YLG, Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville presents something close to our hearts during Documentary Week: Nov 1-Nov 6. URBANIZED: presented by Bike Pittsburgh.  “URBANIZED is about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers. The challenges of balancing housing, mobility, public space, civic engagement, economic development, and environmental policy are fast becoming universal concerns. Yet much of the dialogue on these issues is disconnected from the public … Read More

Posted in News | Leave a comment