May 22, 2018

Allegheny Dwellings redevelopment underway; residents to move in next year

The first phase of redevelopment is underway at the Allegheny Dwellings public housing complex on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

Residents should be moving into the redeveloped site, a mix of affordable and market rate units, by next year, said William Gatti, president of TREK Development Group.

Allegheny Dwellings is one of the oldest remaining public housing complexes still standing in the city; it opened in 1942.

The full complex had 272 units; the first phase of redevelopment has demolished the 97 units that stood on Sandusky Court. Those will be replaced with 58 units, plus an additional seven on nearby Federal Street. They will be a mix of market-rate and affordable homes.

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