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Pitt’s current CEC building on Wylie Avenue in the Hill District.

Pitt CEC in the Hill District fosters community growth

By Jessica Snyder, Senior Staff Writer June 22, 2022
According to the Allegheny Council to Improve Our Neighborhoods, Pitt’s Oakland campus expanded in relation to the urban renewal crisis in Pittsburgh in the 50s, a little less than a century ago.
The University of Pittsburgh Office of Facilities Management on Forbes Avenue.

Pitt’s Office of Facilities Management offers new apprenticeship program for engineers

By Alaina Goldberg, For The Pitt News October 31, 2021
A new apprenticeship program with Pitt’s Office of Facilities Management began this fall for individuals from the Hill District interested in becoming licensed engineers.
Playwright August Wilson was born and raised in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.

Pitt acquires archive of late playwright August Wilson

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor October 29, 2020
Wilson wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning plays “Fences” and “The Piano Lesson,” which are part of his 10-play “Pittsburgh Cycle,” or “American Century Cycle.”
Pitt is set to lease space in the Hill District’s historic New Granada Theater building for its Community Engagement Center in the neighborhood.

Pitt to lease historic New Granada Theater building for community center

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2020
Pitt is set to lease space in the Hill District’s historic New Granada Theater building for Pitt’s Community Engagement Center in the neighborhood, giving the center its first permanent physical space since its founding.
Protesters rally at the Freedom Corner during a Thursday protest for Black trans lives.

Photos: Hill District protests for Black trans lives

By Kaycee Orwig, Visual Editor June 21, 2020
Protesters gathered at the Hill District’s Freedom Corner and then marched to Downtown on Thursday to protest discrimination of Black transgender people.
The Erroll Garner display recently opened in the William Pitt Union | Staff Photographer

Jazz plays on in Pittsburgh

By Emma Maurice | Staff Writer January 8, 2018

While the riverboats travelling up the Mississippi and Ohio rivers between 1916 and 1970 brought many people to Pittsburgh to work in the booming steel industry, it also brought a wave of musicians who...

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