Pittsburgh Yards Receives 2023 Community Design Award From COA
Patch – June 26th, 2023
PY Nominated by NPU-V for Historical Preservation and Community Engagement – The City of Atlanta’s Urban Design Commission Deemed it Worthy.
Pittsburgh Yards, a 31-acre entrepreneurial ecosystem located on University Avenue just southwest of downtown in the historically Black community of Pittsburgh, received a 2023 “Community Design Award” from the City of Atlanta’s Urban Design Commission (UDC) during the 45th Annual Awards of Excellence and the 6th Annual Community Design Awards on Friday evening, June 23, 2023. Pittsburgh Yards (PY) was created, with deliberate and significant contributions from the community, to spur economic equity, job growth, and entrepreneurship for residents of Adair Park, Capitol Gateway, Mechanicsville, Peoplestown, Pittsburgh, and Summerhill. PY opened in late 2020 as an economic catalyst that serves as a commercial, recreational, and community anchor offering co-working memberships, affordable office space, along with entrepreneurship and wealth-building opportunities for members, tenants, and residents in the communities located in Neighborhood Planning Unit (NPU) V.
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All Event Images – Pittsburgh Yards-based Ty Pleas