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Pittsburgh’s City Planning Commission discussed Walnut Capital’s plan to rezone and redevelop parts of Oakland during its Tuesday meeting.

Planning Commission, Walnut Capital debate controversial Oakland Crossings plan

By Natalie Frank, News Editor 12:34 am
Despite Pittsburgh City Council amending and approving Walnut Capital’s Oakland Crossings plan, several City Planning Commission members had reservations about the proposed zoning changes.
Halket Street in Oakland.

Opinion | Top-down redevelopment threatens Oakland residents, businesses

By Andrea Pauliuc, For The Pitt News December 3, 2021
The truth of the matter is that students are everywhere, but permanent, vulnerable residents are being displaced.
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. held a public development activities meeting Monday night to discuss Walnut Capital’s Oakland Crossings proposal, which would rezone land in South and Central Oakland.

‘Does not help our neighborhood’: OPDC discusses Walnut Capital proposal

By Punya Bhasin, Senior Staff Writer December 1, 2021
OPDC held a public development activities meeting Monday night to discuss Shadyside developer Walnut Capital’s Oakland Crossings proposal, which would rezone 17 acres of land in South and Central Oakland.
A Walnut Capital advertisement.

OBID announces support for controversial Walnut Capital plan

By Martha Layne and Millicent Watt November 2, 2021
The Oakland Business Improvement District announced its support Monday for private Shadyside developer Walnut Capital’s controversial Oakland Crossings plan to rezone about 17 acres of Central Oakland.
Editorial | Residents don’t need told how to improve Oakland

Editorial | Residents don’t need told how to improve Oakland

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 30, 2021
Pitt and Walnut Capital are not Oakland — rather, they’re just parts of it.
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