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New Homes In Hill District Touted As Catalyst For Redevelopment

Murder and drugs were commonplace as Ebony Lightsy was growing up in the Addison Terrace housing project, but she’s still sad to see her childhood home torn down. The Pittsburgh Housing Authority is replacing Depression-era Addison in the Hill District…

Housing Authority Commits $36.5 Million for Addison Terrace Housing Complex

The Pittsburgh Housing Authority on Thursday earmarked $36.5 million to redevelop the Depression-era Addison Terrace complex in the Hill District. Demolition began last year on the first phase of transforming crime-plagued, low-income housing centered around Elmore Square and Bentley Drive…