Category Archives: StepTrek

Pittsburgh City Steps Plan Kick-Off Meeting

Kick-off Meeting July 27, 2017 from 6-8pm William Pitt Ballroom 959 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Pittsburgh’s public stair network is comprised of more than 700 staircases which vary in size, age, construction material and condition. Join us at our … Continue reading

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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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Pittsburgh StepTrek 2016

In its 16th year, the Pittsburgh StepTrek will begin Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at 11AM at South Side Park (Josephine & 21st Streets) on the South Side. The event has lasted this long due to the backing of individuals with … 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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StepTrek 2015

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What Do You Want in 2015?

Thanks to everyone who came out for our 2015 New Year’s Goals meeting. Each committee member gave a brief overview of their committees, and the attendees gave some input on goals for the new year. We got a lot of … 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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South Side Slopes Receives $100K Grant for Steps

For Immediate Release June 24, 2014   Contact: Brad Palmisiano Phone: 412-951-3899 Email: SOUTH SIDE SLOPES RECEIVES $100K TO EVALUATE, REPAIR PUBLIC STEPS Allegheny County grant will strengthen network of vital infrastructure   Pittsburgh, PA—On June 20, 2014, the … Continue reading

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Monastery Street Steps Demolition Update

There are at least 2 sides to every story. From our perspective: 10 of the residents of Monastery street received letters on June 27, 2013 that the city had funding to replace the Monastery Street Sidewalk & Steps this year. … Continue reading

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Déjà vu: StepTrek huge success

A message of thanks to our Trekkers, volunteers, and sponsors from the South Side Slopes Association President, Brian Oswald: The first Saturday of October is fast becoming a favorite of people both near and far as they make their annual … Continue reading

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