LTV coke works redevelopment intended to boost neighboring Hazelwood
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The Rev. Tim Smith told visiting experts Tuesday that Hazelwood residents want redevelopment of the former LTV coke works site to jump the railroad tracks along Second Avenue and reach them. The tracks separate the 178-acre brownfield site where $1 billion in development is planned from Hazelwood’s largely hollowed-out business district. The tour group included architects, urban policy specialists, government planners and developers. The program sends experts to four cities each year to tackle major land-use issues. Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto asked the Rose Center to analyze the Hazelwood project and come up with recommendations that include ways to improve the development’s connection with the adjacent neighborhood as well as with Downtown and Oakland. The team plans to publicly issue its preliminary findings Friday. Read the full article.