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Walnut Capital to construct building in Oakland

Walnut Capital to construct building in Oakland

By Alexander Hanna, For The Pitt News

February 8, 2019


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

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


Filed under City, News, Top Stories

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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