Category Archives: Community Construction

Community construction at Nello includes: Borough Buildings, Courthouses, Fire Stations, Jails, Libraries, Post Offices, & Recreation.

Pittsburgh Public Transportation: Light Rail System (Thesis)

A few years ago, Ben Samson, a graduate student in Architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Pittsburgh native, created a detailed presentation of a proposed alternative for the Pittsburgh public transportation system. For his Master’s thesis in Architecture, Samson designed a scale blueprint of transit lines and stops for the newly proposed [...]

Pittsburgh Public Transportation: Light Rail Diagram

City of Pittsburgh

Historical Sites around Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh is home to some of the most interesting historical sites from out nation’s past. If you’re a true history buff, you need to check out all the various places throughout the city, some dating back to pre-Revolutionary War. Fort Pitt Block House is the oldest authentic building in all of Western Pennsylvania. Built in [...]

Urban Development in Pittsburgh Most Since 1960s

Taking a stroll through downtown Pittsburgh is quite a different experience than it was just a few years ago. The city has made great strives in revitalizing the downtown experience. This coupled with demand for city living has added to the urban residential development of Pittsburgh and its surrounding neighborhoods. Pittsburgh residents moved out to [...]

Pittsburgh Building Construction

Heth's Run Bridge Consturction - Pittsburgh

PennDOT to Replace Bridge Near Pittsburgh Zoo

Visitors to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium may experience some traffic delays and detours beginning this month. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is planning on replacing the crumbling Heth’s Run Bridge, which sits in front of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s parking lot along Butler Street. With nearly 26,000 vehicles travelling through that particular area [...]

Pittsburgh Construction Forecast

by Jeff Burd / Tall Timber Group I got several calls from local news outlets within the last 10 days following McGraw-Hill’s press release showing $38 million in new construction contracts in February, a huge drop from last year’s $70 million or some such thing. Like many in the industry I have been puzzled at [...]



Bridge Construction Continues at Edinboro University

Edinboro, PA – Students at Edinboro University will be a lot warmer when walking across campus next winter. Almost two football fields in length, a new enclosed walkway is being constructed to link the two sides of campus.  It will also bridge the gap between Baron-Forness Library and Ross Hall. The walkway means that all [...]



West Liberty University Breaks Ground on Campbell Hall 1

Good to Great is not only the compelling title of Jim Collins’ international bestseller. Today, it’s the mantra of West Liberty University’s campaign for expansion. Voiced by University President Robin C. Capehart, “On July 2, 2007, we began a journey – a journey focused on transforming the institution from a good college to a great [...]