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The Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) recently offered students a tour of three of the region’s industrial parks, all redeveloped from industrial complexes of Pittsburgh’s Steel Age. Read more >>

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Who Gains? Jobs from the Redevelopment of the Almono Site in Hazelwood
Release Date: Aug 01, 2015
In 2002, four southwestern Pennsylvania foundations formed a limited partnership with RIDC, a non-profit private development organization as general partner, and purchased the 178 acre LTV Steel Hazelwood site. The partnership was convinced that this remarkable riverfront plateau offered a rare opportunity to set a new standard for urban riverfront property development. The name Almono came from the three Pittsburgh rivers - the Allegheny, Monongahela, and the Ohio....