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Historic review hearings


The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m.

One Step Program, Amaris Whitaker, coordinator, for over-the-counter approval.

The ADA Coordinator Office for the City of Pittsburgh wants to introduce the City's initiative, The One Step Project. This initiative strives to encourage business owners to remove one step from store front entrances. They will present the One Step Project to receive feedback on how this initiative can be successful regarding historic districts.

The ADA Office wants to ensure the development of this partnership effortlessly extends to businesses in historic commercial districts, such as Allegheny West and East Carson Street.

If business owners want to remove one step from their entrances, the One Step Project wants to help:

• The ADA Office compiled an informative packet to educate and assist business owners with the process.

• The ADA Office passed legislation to waive fees involved the submission process.

• The ADA Office simplified the submission process, making the ADA Office the "One Step" submission point.

• The ADA Office compiled a resource list of architects willing to construct official drawings of construction plans at a reduced cost.

1500 Bingham Street, Bingham Partners, owners and Justin cipriani, applicant: Renovation to accommodate condominiums.

97 S. 19th Street, Thomas Jackson, owner, and Expert Painting and Remodeling, applicant: Roof dormer and deck installation.

1401 East Carson Street, Jay Vetere, owner and applicant: Fire escape and canopy installation.

A copy of all application materials can be found at:

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh meets in the First Floor Hearing Room, 200 Ross Street. The meeting is open to the public. Contact Sarah Quinn with Questions and comments at 412-255-2243 or


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