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American Planning Association

March 25, 2020

EcoInnovation District Plan Wins Excellence in Sustainability Award

Pittsburgh's EcoInnovation District Plan was awarded the Excellence in Sustainability in a Community Plan Award by the APA's Sustainable Communities Division. The EcoInnovation District in Pittsburgh is the first of its kind. It is a groundbreaking initiative that combines the goals of both EcoDistricts (focused on creating environmentally and socially sustainable communities) and Innovation Districts (designed to help promote economic growth and create business and employment opportunities).

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Citylab

September 15, 2017

Pittsburgh's EcoInnovation District leaps forward

Citylab featured our EcoInnovation District plan and just this week it was formally adopted by the Planning Commission! Our local partners have already organized a task force to tackle implementation. Next up, a revamped zoning code for the district that will serve as a template for zoning changes city-wide.

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