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Greater Pittsburgh News

Post by jet » Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:42 pm

http://www.nextpittsburgh.com/city-desi ... ity-forge/

Nick Ryan sits inside the old principal’s office at Wilkinsburg’s Johnston Elementary. The PA system rests on the desk next to him, silent since the school closed in 2012.

He and a group of seven other investors have teamed up to create a hybrid space for community-facing programming, events and small businesses at 1256 Franklin Avenue called Community Forge.

“We want to turn this back into a place that’s full of energy,” he says.

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