Officials break ground for East Liberty retail-housing complex
November 4, 2013 11:35 AM
Construction is underway for the East Liberty Place South residential and retail development under construction on Penn Avenue in East Liberty.
Construction on East Liberty Place South is expected to be finished next October.
By Moriah Balingit / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Officials ceremonially broke ground this morning on a $14.2 million retail and housing complex in East Liberty.
Construction on East Liberty Place South, located at the intersection of Penn Avenue and North Beatty Street, began a month ago. The building is expected to be finished next October.
The 52 units, constructed by nonprofit Community Builders with the help of tax credits, will be mixed-income. Some units will go for market rate while others will base rent on a percentage of median income.
Retail-housing complex to open in East Liberty
Officials break ground for East Liberty retail-housing complex. (Video by Nate Guidry; 11/04/2013)
“This is just a continuation of East Liberty’s development and investment,” Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl said.
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