Category Archives: Going Green

Oakmont’s Garden Club Spring Plant Sale

Garden Club Of Oakmont’s Spring Plant Sale Saturday, May 7th (Day Before Mother’s Day) 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Hoffstot’s Parking Lot Great Mother’s Day Plants “From Our Own Gardens” Lettuce Bowls, Herb Bowls, Annuals, Perennials, Planters,Hanging Basketsand Hydrangeas Proceeds Used To Plant Flowers On Our Boulevard Making Oakmont Bloom

Read More

Edgewater at Oakmont and KACIN Companies awarded by The Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania

KACIN Companies / Edgewater at Oakmont Press Release The Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania recently honored Western Pennsylvania builder/developer KACIN Companies for their Edgewater at Oakmont community as the 2015 Project of the Year winner in the Sustainability Category. Through LEED-certified home designs, Edgewater is participating in the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) […]

Read More

Edgewater at Oakmont Project Receives Award for Sustainable Development from 10,000 Friends

Harrisburg –  The Edgewater at Oakmont development project in Oakmont Borough, Allegheny County topped an impressive array of smart growth projects from around the state receiving Commonwealth Awards at 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Awards event earlier this month. The state’s leading Smart Growth advocacy organization, 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania, honored sixteen projects from across […]

Read More

Excitement builds for Edgewater at Oakmont development

By Jodi Weigand, VALLEY NEWS DISPATCH Monday, March 12, 2012   Homes at the $100 million Edgewater at Oakmont housing development have been selling quickly, putting it on pace to be completed two years earlier than expected. The 34-acre development on the Allegheny River, located near Oakmont’s border with Verona, is being built on the […]

Read More

Edgewater at Oakmont has been Awarded with a 2011 Commonwealth Award!

            Edgewater at Oakmont was recently presented with a 2011 Commonwealth Award.  The award was specifically given in the category of “Building a More Perfect Pennsylvania”.  The designation was awarded on behalf of 10thousand Friends of Pennsylvania.             10thousand Friends of Pennsylvania is an organization that prides itself on leadership in the arena of smart […]

Read More

Lower Burrell-to-Pittsburgh rail service draws private funding

By Michael Aubele, VALLEY NEWS DISPATCH Saturday, October 1, 2011 About the writer Michael Aubele is a Valley News Dispatch staff writer and can be reached at 724-226-4673 or via e-mail. A proposed commuter rail service connecting Lower Burrell and Pittsburgh has attracted private funding to cover half its estimated $350 million cost, a project […]

Read More

Steel-town brownfields becoming waterside homes, offices

By The Tribune-Review on May 10, 2011 Tom and Deneen Loughran like living in Pleasant Hills, but the empty-nesters have their sights set on a change: They are buying a $375,000 house in Oakmont along the Allegheny River. The couple found the Edgewater at Oakmont development attractive because of the diversity of homes it will […]

Read More

walkscore.com rates Edgewater at Oakmont in the 80’s!

Walkscore.com is a great website that allows people to see the walkability of a certain areas within, towns, cities, and states. The Edgewater neighborhood adjacent to College Avenue within the town of Oakmont is rated as very walkable, which means the majority of errands can be accomplished on foot. Walkscore.com com goes on to say […]

Read More

Three Rivers Arts Festival Continues Throughout Pittsburgh

Founded in 1960, the Three Rivers Arts Festival has become a staple of Summer in the Pittsburgh area. With a mission to connect the community to arts and culture, as a division on the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, the festival provides a variety of exhibits and shows for all ages. The free event boasts a line-up […]

Read More