Inside the Wilkinsburg Train Station

Take a Sneak Peak with us Inside the Wilkinsburg Train Station     This year, Wilkinsburg residents, and the Pittsburgh region at large, will finally reclaim a unique and irreplaceable landmark—an architectural treasure serving as a link between the community’s past...

Historic Preservation Highlight, Plaster Edition

Plasterwork, the Masterful Craftsmanship of Harry Stites  Visitors to the soon to be unveiled Wilkinsburg Train Station are encouraged to take a focused, lingering look upward as they enter the central waiting room, allowing their eyes to follow the repeating geometry...

Behind the Scenes with Historic Preservation Craftsman

Neal Mehrenberg is Bringing the Wilkinsburg Train Station’s Marble Back to Life   The passion and pride that Neal Mehrenberg brings to his work are evident almost immediately after one meets him on the job site, inside the expansive central waiting room of the...

Focusing on the Future

This spring, the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) invited 350 Wilkinsburg stakeholders to participate in a visioning process from June to August 2020. Because large community gatherings could not be held during COVID-19, participants engaged in a...

Lohr Building Grand Opening

Read the full Tribune-Review article HERE.  Community Leaders Join the WCDC in Celebrating the Official Grand Opening of the Lohr Building As demands for ‘high rises’ and downtown commutes become a thing of the past, the newly renovated historic Lohr building offers...

U.S. Small Business Administration EIDL Portal is Open

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic. To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the...

Art All Over Artist Feature: John Burt Sanders

John Burt Sanders is the first artist whose work is being featured as part of the WCDC’s newly launched Art All Over Initiative. A partnership with the Sleeping Octopus Arts Initiative (SOAI), Art All Over supports local Wilkinsburg artists by promoting and...

Wilkinsburg Business Success Story: Computer Reach

Local Nonprofit Helps to Bridge the Digital Divide When Dave Sevick, the founder of Computer Reach, realized that the organization was going to need more workable space, he searched nearly every neighborhood in Pittsburgh for a new location. It wasn’t until he arrived...

List of Open Businesses in Wilkinsburg

The following businesses are currently open to the public  Updated: 4/1/2020 Food Distribution Sites Countywide Free Food Distribution SitesClick Here Wilkinsburg Community Ministries Food Pantry704 Wood StCall for assistance 412-241-8072 Convenience Store and Markets...