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4731 Juniper St Community Meeting

On December 3rd Bloomfield Development Corporation hosted a community meeting to review the zoning use change required for Pizza Italia to continue operating in the space while they make repairs to their Liberty Ave location. Below you can view the notes from the meeting and see the layout of the space.

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Shop Local!

At the end of an unprecedented year comes a holiday season unlike any other. Small businesses are taking a hard hit this year, and Bloomfield Development Corporation needs you to shop local. We’re rewarding you for supporting the small businesses that support our neighborhood! 

November 28-December 20 enter to win!

On Small Business Saturday, BDC launches Bloomfield Blitzin’ to reward customers for shopping in Bloomfield and Garfield.

Go shopping, take a photo or screenshot of your receipt, and send it to BDC.

Order takeout, buying groceries, clothes, or books, buy a gift card, anything! Then send a photo or screenshot of your receipt to business@bloomfieldpgh.org

Every 3 receipts you send, you’re entered into a raffle to win a gift card to a Bloomfield or Garfield business. 

Want a bonus entry? Send us a picture of you with your purchase or with a business sign and tell us what you love about the place, the products, the owners, or the employees. We’ll share your picture and story on social media to encourage others to shop local.

The last day to send receipts is Sun., De, 20. On Mon., Dec. 21, and names will be randomly chosen and notified.

With more than $1,000 in gift cards ready to give away, each one a minimum of $50, odds are good you’ll be a winner. 

This promotion is open to EVERYONE, Bloomfield residents and non-residents alike.

Each entry or receipt needs to be from a different Bloomfield or Garfield business. Email entries to business@bloomfieldpgh.org.


Our thanks to the RK Mellon Foundation for making this initiative possible!

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R1A Zoning Amendment

On September 30th, Bloomfield Development Corporation testified in favor of proposed legislation to eliminate the parking minimums in the R1A zoning district. Read our testimony below:

The legislation passed in City Council unanimously on October 13th. https://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2020/10/13/Off-street-parking-spot-no-longer-required-single-family-attached-townhouses-Pittsburgh/stories/202010130115

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Proposed Development at 4554-4565 Penn Ave: Penn Heights

On August 13th the development team for the Penn Heights project proposed at 4554-4565 Penn Ave met with the Bloomfield Development Corporation’s Property & Planning Committee to hear community feedback regarding the project. At this time the developer does not believe any zoning variances are needed for the site. You can view the proposed plans and the notes from the discussion below:

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UPMC Luna Garage Community Meeting

On August 12th a representative from Bloomfield Development Corporation attended the community meeting to discuss the impact of the changes to the Luna Garage entry due to the collapse of the Baum Boulevard entrance. Below are the requests BDC submitted to UPMC after the meeting as well as the notes from the community meeting.