The Pittsburgh Penguins are in the midst of a contentious fight: not for the Stanley Cup, but for the future of a major development project. Ten years ago, when the team threatened to leave the city, a new arena and exclusive development rights convinced them to stay. Now, that development is the subject of a fair housing complaint, which could be decided any day.
A giant billboard went up at the intersection of Centre Avenue and Crawford Street in Pittsburgh’s Hill District neighborhood in 1960. It read, “No Development Beyond This Point.”