News & Alerts

The Wilkinsburg Train Station Restoration Project

October 26, 2021

Even before Tracey Evans came to restore the Wilkinsburg Train Station as executive director of the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC), she urged the community to act. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette […]

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2021 Rural Policy Summit on Local Services and Collaborative Efforts Set for November 10

October 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2021 Harrisburg – The Center for Rural Pennsylvania will hold the 2021 Rural Policy Summit: Local Services and Collaborative Efforts on November 10 at 9 a.m. This is the fourth summit in the series. […]

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PA Historic Preservation Tax Credit Update – FY2021-22 Application Opening Date – October 1, 2021

September 24, 2021

The opening date for FY 2021-2022 PA HPTC applications is Friday October 1, 2021 and closes on October 31, 2021. As a first-come, first-served program, it is highly recommended that […]

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2021 Townie Award Winners

September 21, 2021

Statewide community revitalization projects, programs, and events recognized Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) announces nine Townie award recipients for 2021. The Townie Awards are a festive and esteemed […]

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PHFA Issues RFP to Fund Mixed-Use Development Projects

August 30, 2021

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency has announced that the Community Revitalization Fund Program (CRFP) opened this morning and will close at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 5. This program provides […]

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Premier Revitalization Conference | Design: Beyond the Structures

August 26, 2021

HARRIBURG, PA– Pennsylvania Downtown Center’s (PDC) 2021 Annual Statewide Conference will be held on September 12th through September 15th in downtown Reading, PA. “DESIGN: Beyond the Structures”— Join the conversation […]

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Borough of State College Zoning Code Economic Feasibility Assessment

July 23, 2021

Proposals Due August 23, 2021 INTRODUCTION The Borough of State College is seeking the services of a qualified consultant to provide professional planning services toward evaluating the economic feasibility of […]

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New Member Benefit – Downtown Idea Exchange

July 7, 2021

We’re delighted to announce that PDC has negotiated a special discount with Downtown Idea Exchange for our members. To compliment the association’s state-specific news and advocacy, members may now receive a 25% […]

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PLEASE REACH OUT TO YOUR LOCAL SENATOR AND STATE REPRESENTATIVE WITHIN THE NEXT WEEK!

June 7, 2021

As the members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly are making final recommendations and revisions to the FY 21-22 state budget, we ask that you participate in the current PDC advocacy […]

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Announcing Pennsylvania’s 2021 Nationally Accredited and Affiliate Main Street America™ Programs

June 7, 2021

HARRISBURG, PA – Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) is honored to recognize the 28 Pennsylvania downtowns earning national Accreditation status, the top tier of recognition by Main Street America™. This exclusive […]

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