736 North Ave. Condos

Condo Living Suzanne Nuss saw an opportunity in 736 North Avenue. The c. 1910 building offered a spacious, light-filled unit, with tiger-oak wainscoting in the dining room and other period details. The price was affordable. And it included a garage. Yet the building...

Dee Briggs

The Art of Creating Space When Dee Briggs was looking for a building of a certain size and scale where she could create her art, she found it and more in Wilkinsburg. The former firehouse offered light-filled studio space on the ground floor and roomy living quarters...

Garden Dreams

Garden Dreams and Urban Renewal Where many people see a vacant city lot filled with weeds and debris, Mindy Schwartz sees potential for growth. Schwartz has spent the past decade transforming vacant parcels on Holland Ave. in Wilkinsburg into Garden Dreams Urban Farm...