Strip District Projects
We strongly encourage participation and support of Strip District projects that affect stakeholders and those who love the Strip. On this page you’ll find both a list of current projects that Neighbors in the Strip is involved in as well as future opportunities for projects that you can get involved in or help support. Below those you’ll find successful past projects that Neighbors in the Strip has helped complete.
Currently Neighbors in the Strip is working on the following projects:
- Organizational & Neighborhood Strategic Action Plan – we’re currently working on a Strategic Action Plan for the our organization and for the neighborhood.
- Street, Sidewalk, and Intersection Inventory – An inventory of lighting, garbage cans, crosswalks, intersections, and sidewalk conditions that we can share with the city in order to seek improvements.
- Parking Map – An online map of available parking in the Strip District.
- New Website – A new website that provides greater access to information for visitors and stakeholders in the Strip.
In the near future we’ll begin to work on the following projects:
- Business District Inventory – An inventory of existing businesses, vacancies, “missing” businesses, and assessment of the health of existing businesses.
- Business Directory & Map – A redesign of our existing (outdated) map and a directory for visitors.
- Green Space Inventory – An inventory of existing green space and potential places where future green-space can be added to the neighborhood.
This section of the website is currently under development, we assure you that Neighbors in the Strip has completed or been involved with a lot of incredible projects that have been completed. We’ll have a list and details of those projects live in the next few months.
- Partners in Crime – During the early 2000’s Neighbors in the Strip partnered with community members and law enforcement to create the Partners in Crime Program aimed at reducing crime in the Strip. Through this project crime in the neighborhood was dramatically reduced.
- Pittsburgh Public Market – Neighbors in the Strip conceived of, developed, and established the Pittsburgh Public Market Council as their own nonprofit entity with the mission of operating the Pittsburgh Public Market.
- The Market Kitchen – A shared uses commercial kitchen that opened at the Pittsburgh Public Market.
- Strip District Map – For more than a decade Neighbors in the Strip have produced a map and business directory that has become the most requested map in Pittsburgh.