Monthly Archives: October 2017

Donald Smith featured in Revitalization News

Date posted: October 26, 2017

Guest Article: Entrepreneural, Non-Profit reuse of Abandoned Industrial Property

In early October, RIDC President, Donald Smith was published on the Revitalization News site as a guest writer. Prefacing with the economic downfall of regions after the loss of heavy-industry companies that employed thousands; Don drove into the importance of having RIDC in Western Pennsylvania...
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Carnegie Mellon University Signs with RIDC

Date posted: October 25, 2017

Carnegie Mellon University will be the first Mill 19 tenant

CMU has signed with RIDC as the first tenant of the Mill 19 building on the Hazelwood Green site.  The facility will be home to two advanced manufacturing initiatives founded by CMU-Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM)...
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TechVibe Neighborhood Tour goes to Tech Forge!

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"...I view our role as doing the projects where the public benefit is bigger than the private benefit."


The Pittsburgh Tech Council's TechVibe Radio recently took the studio to RIDC's newest development, The Tech Forge on 47th in Lawrenceville.  Joining them at the still active work site was: RIDC President, Donald SmithJohn...
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Almono is now Hazelwood Green

Date posted: October 20, 2017

Mill 19 is now located on the Hazelwood Green Site

At the Big Tent event in Hazelwood on October 13th, Pittsburgh city officials announced that the formerly-known Almono site has been renamed to "Hazelwood Green." The name change is part of an effort to unite the former steel site with the Hazelwood community. Read more