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Welcome New Board Members

Congratulations and welcome to the newest members of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association Board of Directors: Elizabeth Heidenreich Blake McLaren Donna Tarkett Thank you to our departing members: Sarah Alessio Shea, Laura Officer, and Pavel Yakovlev.   

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STEPPIN STANZAS ARTISTS PERFORM POETRY AT 16TH ANNUAL STEPTREK

This year StepTrek is partnering with Steppin Stanzas, a new performance arts project created to promote the use of Pittsburgh’s public steps and celebrate the city’s rich heritage, its diversity, and distinctive geography.   Steppin Stanzas co-founders and lead artists Paola Corso, a poet and … Continue reading

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Church Route Signage Installed

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is excited to announce the installation of signs marking the “Church Route” through the South Side Slopes. The Church Route is a walking tour that goes up and down our unique stairways providing … Continue reading

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Windom / McArdle Gateway Sign

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is pleased to announce the completion of a unique entrance marker reflecting the uniqueness of the neighborhoods it announces. The signage has been erected on PJ McArdle Roadway on the corner of Windom … Continue reading

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2016 Slopes Survey

Do you live in the South Side Slopes? If so, South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association wants to know what you think about our neighborhood! Please take 5-10 minutes to complete our online survey, and you can be entered to win … Continue reading

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Proposed Hotel – E. Carson St & Sarah St

There is a new hotel being proposed at the intersection of E. Carson Street and Sarah Street. They are requesting 4 site variances: 60’ max. height : requesting 85’-4”, with majority of structure at 73’-4” and 69’-4” ( the 85’-4” … Continue reading

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South Side Slopes Receives $15K grant for South Side Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Brian Oswald, SSSNA 814-599-4627 brian.oswald@southsideslopes.org SOUTH SIDE SLOPES NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION RECEIVES $15,000 GRANT FROM BIRMINGHAM FOUNDATION FOR SOUTH SIDE PARK DEVELOPMENT Pittsburgh, Pa. (July 17, 2015) – The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is pleased … Continue reading

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Welcome New Board Member

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is happy to announce the addition of Laura Officer to the Board of Directors. Originally from Mt. Lebanon, Laura moved to the South Side Slopes in 2011. She works at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, where the mission is … Continue reading

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Hearing Notice for New Residences

An application has been submitted by Cipriani Studios on behalf of Salmar & Warhola (property owner) requesting approval of new residences located in the Steep Slope Overlay Zoning District. Zoning Code Section 906.08 requires that development on slopes of 25 … Continue reading

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South Side Slopes Year in Review 2014

What an exciting year for the South Side Slopes! Here are some highlights from 2014: January: We welcomed in Bruce Kraus as President of City Council and Bill Peduto as Mayor of Pittsburgh. February: First General Meeting of the year March: … Continue reading

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