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Creating an ‘urban village’ Downtown: Group plans fund to help recruit boutiques over chains

“The Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corp. is working with the city, developers, landlords and other stakeholders to create an ‘urban village’ filled with cafes, bookstores, boutiques and other shops — in addition to restaurants. . . . ‘You want to achieve a well-rounded Downtown. It just can’t be all restaurants. Restaurateurs tell me people come in and ask where they can go to listen to music. We want to give them a lot of options,’ he said.”

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