How Do Bloomfielders Cross the Road?

Among Bloomfield neighbors, navigating the Bloomfield Bridge/Liberty Ave/Main St/Howley St. intersection is often a daily risk, one that involves extreme vigilance and caution if moving through on foot or by bike. Bloomfield Development and Bloomfield Livable Streets together designed and distributed a survey to 780 respondents throughout the month of October to better understand the concerns and issues that residents have with the intersection. The data and comments gathered will help start and continue a dialogue on how to improve safety for all users at this crossroads.

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4401 Liberty (Shursave) Development Community Meeting

A new building with approximately 220 market-rate rental units and 20,000 sq. ft. of first floor retail is being proposed for development at 4401 Liberty Avenue. The parcel to be redeveloped currently holds the Shursave IGA grocery store, Veterans of Foreign Wars building, and one vacant residence, as well as a large parking lot and double billboard. The plot is bordered by Liberty Ave, Howley St, Gangwish St, and Ella St.

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Community Meeting to Review Demolition Proposed for 366 and 348 Gross Street

On December 5th, Bloomfield Development Corporation and Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation co-hosted a community meeting to review West Penn Hospital’s plans to demolish the Daly Building at 366 Gross Street and an adjacent house at 348 Gross Street. The Hospital plans to remove the two unused buildings and temporarily turn the area into green space. Much of the community discussion centered on the demolition process, such as the location of dumpsters and equipment,

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Community Meeting for Proposed New Development at 4652 Friendship Avenue and Pearl Street

On November 9th, Bloomfield Development Corporation hosted a community meeting to review proposed new development at 4652 Friendship Avenue and Pearl Street. The developer, Walnut Capital, and their architects, Rothschild Doyno Collaborative, are proposing to build 6 new town homes fronting on Pearl Street and spanning from Rosina Way to Friendship Avenue. Much of the community discussion centered on the impacts the development would have on both parking and property values/rental rates in the neighborhood.

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BDC Holiday Party: Dec. 4th at Station!

Celebrate another successful year with Bloomfield Development Corporation! This 3rd annual fundraiser highlights BDC’s many accomplishments over 2017, our thriving business district, and engaged residents, with all event proceeds benefiting BDC. Tickets include a free beverage and a variety of hors d’oeurves. Event will also include a fun raffle with fantastic prizes.

Dec. 4, 5:30 pm at Station (4744 Liberty Ave)
Tickets: $25  |  Buy now!
All proceeds directly support BDC’s operations.

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