Gardens at Market Square

Urban Redevelopment Authority
3:30 am
Wed April 10, 2013

City Agency to Apply for State Grants for Major Developments in Downtown, East Liberty

The Gardens at Market Square project is slated to receive an RACP grant.
Credit Rachel R. Grozanick / 90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh's Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is working to snag $9.25 million in state grants for two major new projects in Downtown and the East End, as well as for two smaller developments in Oakland and the West End.

On Tuesday, the URA submitted to city council legislation that would allow the agency to apply for the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grants from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's budget office. The Corbett administration has already confirmed that the grants will be awarded if the enabling legislation passes council.

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