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Oaklanders receive updates on neighborhood projects

Oaklanders receive updates on neighborhood projects

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

Oakland community members gathered Wednesday night as representatives from three different institutions — Pitt, Shadyside developer Walnut Capital and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority — provided updates on projects that affect the neighborhood. The Oakland Planning and Development Corpora...

Walnut Capital to construct building in Oakland

Walnut Capital to construct building in Oakland

By Alexander Hanna, For The Pitt News

February 8, 2019

Walnut Capital, a Pittsburgh real estate developer, is currently constructing office spaces to advance Oakland and Pittsburgh as a medical and tech capital.

Longtime residents reminisce about old Oakland

Longtime residents reminisce about old Oakland

By David Solomon | Staff Writer

January 8, 2018

At the corner of Bates and McKee streets sits Groceria Merante, an Italian grocery that’s been situated in the neighborhood for nearly four decades. Walk inside and Salvatore Merante, age 86, may be there to ring you up or reminisce about the Oakland he used to know — a calm family neighborhood,...

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