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LAND SWAP BOOSTS PLANS FOR HOUSING, SHIFTS GARAGE'S SITE IN CULTURAL DISTRICT

Mar 12, 2020 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Housing could bookend both sides of a new Downtown parking garage as part of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's ambitious plan to turn part of the cultural district into a residential mecca.

The Pittsburgh Parking Authority and the Cultural Trust recently completed a small land swap that will give the trust more space to develop housing on Penn Avenue between Eighth and Ninth streets.

At the same time, the trust is in the process of demolishing the former Duff's Business Institute build...