West Penn Hospital Master Plan Community Meetings

West Penn hospital held two community meetings in October about the West Penn Hospital Master Plan. The first on October 10th and the second on October 16th. After the second meeting it was decided that a third community meeting would be held at a later date. When West Penn Hospital chooses a date for their third meeting, Bloomfield Development Corporation will share that information with community members.

To view the presentation in its current form click here.

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Community Conversations & Potluck, 10/22!

Monday, October 22nd, from 6-8pm

A night of conversation about our favorite neighborhood, Bloomfield! Bring a dish to share (or a bag of clementines, or nothing, just get there), and enjoy thinking about and giving feedback on different projects around Bloomfield.

Click here for the flyer.
Click here for the agenda.

Monday, October 22nd, from 6-8pm
West Penn School of Nursing
4900 Friendship Avenue

Accessible entrance located in the rear of the building off of Mend Way.

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Bloomfield gets educated on tools to ensure affordable housing

Bloomfielders have watched as neighborhood housing prices have risen steadily in recent years. These increases have pushed out many longtime renters, and closed the door for first-time and low to moderate-income homebuyers. Recently, this issues was thrust into the spotlight when Milhaus Development proposal to demolish ShurSave to build 237 luxury units. We’re now trying to answer the question: how do we keep Bloomfield, Bloomfield? How do we make sure that Bloomfield has a place for everyone?

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BDC Board Elections Happening Now!

BDC is looking for a few good board members. Are you interested in non-profit governance? Want to be a part of making decisions for a community benefit organization? Join us!

Through Jun 15, nominate someone you know or yourself by sending us an email. We’re looking specifically for individuals with the following experience: business owner, architecture, urban planning, non-profit management, accounting, and fundraising. But if you don’t fit neatly into one of those categories and know you can contribute,

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Bloomfield Housing Affordability Toolkit

The Milhaus proposal for a large, market-rate apartment complex where ShurSave stands has prompted community members to speak out about their need for affordable housing.

Join us at the West Penn School of Nursing auditorium on Thursday, May 24th from 6:00PM-8:30PM for an interactive workshop to follow up on our February housing affordability forum. Guest speakers from local organizations fighting for affordable housing will give short presentations about five of the most effective tools we can use to ensure housing in Bloomfield remains affordable for all.

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