“Stepping Into Tomorrow” is a creative reimagining of the public space in front of the Trenton Transit Center through installation of asphalt art at the intersection, vinyl banners throughout the space, and a bike rack.
Friendship Community Group and the City of Pittsburgh partnered to redesign a five-way intersection adjacent to Baum Grove, a parklet that is frequently used for community events.
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An intersection in Pittsburgh’s Friendship neighborhood was closed over the weekend in the name of an art mural project.
A five-way intersection in the Friendship neighborhood of Pittsburgh is closed for part of the weekend while a local group installs asphalt art.
Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure plans to close a five-way intersection in the Friendship neighborhood this weekend for a street art mural project.
The Club Crossing project aimed to create a fun and welcoming street environment for elementary school students, families, and residents to cross to the Club Boulevard Elementary School, Northgate Park, and the Ellerbe Creek Trail.
The intersection, surrounded by a library, a church, a post office and a kitchen supply store, had charm, but lacked safety. Two streets had stop signs, but the intersection’s width and configuration still posed a hazard for residents trying to cross the street on foot, said DuRon Netsell, a Westport resident and head of the…