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Oakley Street Mosaic Steps

Through a crowdfunding campaign conducted primarily through social media, we raised more than $6,500, allowing us to hire an artist to design and lead the project. Dozens of community members tiled the 77 step risers in 2016. Click here to … Continue reading

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Knoxville Incline Greenway

From 1890 to 1960, the Knoxville Incline served as a connector between the South Side Flats and the hilltop. In 2011, a mural was added at the intersection of Brosville and East Warrington Avenue to remember the historic site. There … 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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18th Street Steps Lighting

In 2012, more than 140 LED light bars, one attached under each stair tread, were installed at the 18th St. bend. Through a partnership with and funding from Duquesne Light, the stairs are now a beautiful, well-lit “gateway” to the … Continue reading

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Bandi Schaum Community Garden

The South Side Community Garden at Bandi Schaum field is a project of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association, South Side Community Council, City of Pittsburgh, and Grow Pittsburgh.  We saw the need for a collective space for folks in … Continue reading

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Brosville and Monastery Scrim

On August 6, 2008, the garden and metal art installation at the corner of Monastery & Brosville Sts. was dedicated and lit up. The backlit Core ten steel scrim design features a cross section of the Slopes map. Peter Kreuthmeier based the scrim … Continue reading

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All Wars Memorial Garden

Elm Street funds were spent to restore the site at 103-105 Pius Street for neighbors to pay homage to those who have defended our freedoms. The All Wars Memorial Garden was rededicated on 9/11/2007 with members of the neighborhood and the Hilltop … Continue reading

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