Welcome to the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition!

The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization that gives voice to the hopes and concerns of our residents, institutions, businesses, and visitors and works to preserve, improve, and celebrate the quality of life in our vibrant urban Squirrel Hill neighborhood.

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SHUC #GivingTuesday and givebigPittsburgh Gratitude

We are so thankful to all of our neighbors and supporters who also helped us to raise over $1,650 towards initiatives to continue to improve the quality of life in our Vibrant Squirrel Hill Neighborhood on #GivingTuesday and for givebigPittsburgh. Thank you so much to all who were able to contribute! We are also very
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O’Connor’s Corner: History

With the O’Connor’s Corner project underway, let’s take a look back at all the hard work that got us here! Below is the timeline of progress on O’Connor’s Corner, starting with its initial proposal a decade ago. Timeline 2010 Concept drawing with clock by Rothchild/Doyno designating O’Connor’s Corner after series of community meetings and recommendations
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Wightman Park Renovation

On Wednesday, October 28th, Squirrel Hill’s Wightman park re-opened after years of planning and significant renovations. This renovation project has been a significant investment by Mayor Peduto’s administration, the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works, former Councilman Gilman and Councilperson Strassburger, PWSA, ALCOSAN, and other partners. View the press release here. The following elements are featured within Wightman Park:   Significant green
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