MWCDC’s Community Development programming includes community-building activities and events, enabling community review of proposed private-sector development projects, planning and coordinating neighborhood amenities development (such as a Grandview Avenue/Shiloh Street Visitor Center), blight remediation and coordinating with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to improve Emerald View Park as a resource for healthy lifestyles and an economic development generator.
Current programs include:
PARTY ON THE MOUNT
MWCDC’s annual fund-raiser and community-building event: Party on the Mount.
Participation in, planning of, and day-of-event management of the annual Mount Washington Community Picnic, sponsored by the Grandview Lions Club and the Office of Theresa Kail-Smith.
Coordinating with the City of Pittsburgh Department of Planning to ensure that new development projects are reviewed by the community during the planning process.
Pre-planning for a Grandview Avenue/Shiloh Street Visitor Center.
EMERALD VIEW PARK
Participating in developing the new master plan for Emerald View Park.