Bicycle access on the site
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Frequently Asked Question: When will you be able to bike through the site?
We have received a number of inquiries about when the site’s new bicycle lanes will open. We realize the road/bike lanes look complete from the outside, and they almost are! BUT for about a 100 foot stretch that passes underneath a railroad bridge in the middle of the site.....
Join Almono @ ULI's Active Transportation & Real Estate - The Next Frontier
Read about how innovation, place-making, and Pittsburgh fit together in the recently released Brookings report by Scott Andes, Mitch Horowitz, Ryan Helwig, and Bruce Katz: Capturing the next economy: Pittsburgh's rise as a global innovation city.
RFEI: IESP Next Steps
On September 20th (8-10am), join ULI for a dialogue with Pittsburgh Active Transportation Trailblazers, and how their organizations are investing and advocating for non-motorized transportation and infrastructure.
Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover
Thank you to all the teams that submitted to Almono's Requests for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for an Integrated Energy Service Provider (IESP)! Over the past two months, and after a detailed review by the project and advisory teams, we've selected...
Update on the review of Integrated Energy Service Provider RFEI responses.
Read the latest on the tech industry rise in Pittsburgh, and the universities' role in shifting and growing Pittsburgh's economic engines, in The New York Times article: Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover.
GBA Bike Tour on the Almono Site
We're plugging along on our review of Integrated Energy Service Provider responses to last month's RFEI. A big thank you to the 14 teams who responded!
Requests for Expressions of Interest: Energy Service Providers
Interested in learning more about what is happening on the Almono Site and its vision for sustainability? Join members of the project team during the Green Building Alliance Bike Tour of the Site on July 19th.
Learn more and sign-up for the event on GBA's website.
The Good News Is, One City in Pennsylvania Is Poised to Crush the 21st Century. The Bad News?
Micro-districts? Photovoltaics? District heating and cooling? The latest in renewable energy and creative financing?
We are seeking expertise and interest from those that could deliver a creative and adaptable approach to district energy for the site, whether that is the ‘complete’ solution or one element of a broader, comprehensive approach.
Inside Almono: The Story of How A Former Pittsburgh Steel Mill Becomes a Model of A Sustainable Community
Pennsylvania city rivalries aside, this is a great article on what makes Pittsburgh so unique and its success in transforming itself in the past two decades. Read about how "One City in Pennsylvania is Poised to Crush the 21st Century … but it’s not Philadelphia. How Pittsburgh positioned itself as a tech and innovation power player,"at Philadelphia Magazine.
ULI Pittsburgh: Almono Update
The Heinz Endowment's latest issue of h Magazine showcases the Almono development site in the Hazelwood neighborhood and the planning, construction, and vision for the site. Find out more and read the full magazine at The Heinz Endowment's website.
Pittsburgh Developments to Watch in 2017
Urban Land Institute Pittsburgh is hosting a breakfast Almono update session with Rebecca Flora at the Rivers Club on April 13, 2017 from 8 to 10am. To learn more about the event and register visit the ULI event page.
Requests for Proposals: Marketing & Communications Stage 1
Named one of Pittsburgh's developments to watch, check out NextPittsburgh's mention of Almono in Sandra Tolliver's article.
Pittsburgh's Last Urban Brownfield to Become Sustainable, Mixed-Use Community
Are you a part of an innovative, creative, and collaborative team? Almono has just released a RFP for the first stage of marketing and communication services for the Almono development site.
Almono Gets A Street And Its First Major Pathway To Development
Read the latest article on Almono @Pittsburgh's Green Story. A community collaborative media resource regarding Pittsburgh's leadership in green innovation, and managed by the Green Building Alliance.
Almono’s Mill 19 will transform into eco-friendly tech hub while preserving steel skeleton
Over @Pittsburgh's NPR News Station, Sarah Schneider's written an excellent description of the (first) road to the finish line, and Almono's initial infrastructure investment.
From Red-Hot Steel To Red-Hot Tech: Reinventing An Old Industrial Site
Learn more about the Almono site's first development - the repurposing of an old mill building - by reading Maya Henry's article on the Mill 19 building @NextPittsburgh.
What’s next for Almono, the biggest development in Pittsburgh?
An excellent article and photo documentation by Patrick Doyle and Megan Harris @Pittsburgh's NPR News Station, on how past and future industry will help shape the site's development.
11 City Development Projects to Get Pittsburghers Pumped
Read Deb Smit's piece on Almono, and its potential in Next Pittsburgh.
Named as one of 11 development projects in Pittsburgh to get excited about, Almono gets a mention by Caroline Gerdes in Pop City's latest article.