• Meeting, possible vote set for future of old Civic Arena site


    PITTSBURGH - The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh will hold a meeting Thursday to discuss and possibly vote on the future of the old Civic Arena site.

    PHOTOS: A look at the neighborhood before the Civic Arena was built

    Residents want the site to reconnect the Hill District and downtown Pittsburgh.

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    Last week, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Peduto administration and the URA reached an agreement to increase investments in the Lower Hill District.

    Here is a before and after look of what the former Civic Arena site could look like in the future:

    Here's a look at the area before the Civic Arena and a recent shot from Chopper 11:




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