WCDC August Community Newsletter

Check out the WCDC August 2019 Newsletter Hear more about an important announcement that impacts both the CDC and the Wilkinsburg Business District. Learn about one of the WCDC’s most popular resources offered to businesses owners. See what...

Wilkinsburg’s Renaissance in the News

All eyes are on Wilkinsburg as the historic train station revitalization was featured in the Tribune-Review, on WESA, and on WPXI over the past month. The $6.5 million project is helping to bring new investment, new visitors, and new jobs into...

Trash to Thrash teaches skateboarding to underprivileged

October 24, 2018: “Jason McKoy will be the first to admit that he’s not very good at skateboarding. “When I got my first board I ate it hard,” he says with a laugh, remembering that inaugural faceplant at age 11. “But I didn’t stop because...

Discover Wilkinsburg’s Sacred Spaces on New Tour

October 8, 2018: “Jennifer Chenoweth isn’t the artist you’d expect to see in Wilkinsburg. An entrepreneur and principal of Fisterra Studio in Austin, Texas, Chenoweth creates contemporary abstract paintings and sculptures. After responding...

Wilkinsburg continues efforts to overcome blight, renew itself

August 10, 2018: “When Leona’s Ice Cream Sandwiches moved to Stoner Way in Wilkinsburg four years ago, co-owner Katie Heldstab said they didn’t know the lot behind their building was also part of the property that they rent. For two years...