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Centre Ave YMCA

(2621 Centre Avenue)



SCORE: 89%

DISPOSITION: Aligns with the Master Plan


View the Executive Summary

View the Project Narrative

View the Floor Plans

Request for Additional Information

Second Request for Addtional Information

Community Presentation

Letter of Support


June 2018 - Submitted to the DRP

  • Proposed renovation of 77 Single Resident Occupancy units in an existing historic YMCA in partnership with ACTION-Housing.
  • Renovations will convert group bathrooms to individual bathrooms, add air conditioning, replace finishes, improve efficiency, and add an elevator.
  • Current population served are low-income, partially employed men, many of whom have family ties to the Hill District community.
  • New, first-floor program space will be available for use by the community.


August 2018 - Sat before the DRP

  • The DRP determined the project was in alignment and scored the project an 82%.
  • The DRP, however, requested additional information regarding remaining concerns around: management of the property, ownership structure, MWDBE participation levels, and the social services contract provider.


September 2018 - Submitted additional information to the DRP


October 2018 - Presented to the community

  • Met to discuss further Master Plan alignment on October 8, 2018
  • Submitted a second written response following the aforementioned meeting on October 23, 2018
  • Presented at the community meeting on October 25, 2018
  • Received a score of 89%
  • Letter of support sent out on November 1, 2018 | 412-765-1820 |

Serving the Greater Hill District of Pittsburgh, PA