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Meet the local officials, citizens, and community groups committed to making the EastShore a special place to live.

Braddock Borough

Braddock Borough

Welcome to Braddock! Our community is growing and developing in ways that will astound you. Drive down our main street, Braddock Avenue, and take in the view. You will see newly constructed residences, The Overlook and the Civic Plaza on the site of the former...

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Rankin Borough

Rankin Borough

Ground in History, Redefining our Future Named after local landowner Thomas Rankin, our borough specialized in manufacturing steel and wire goods during the early 20th century. Rankin is a mere 10 miles south of downtown Pittsburgh and is located within Allegheny...

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Lisa Franklin Robinson

Lisa Franklin Robinson

In North Braddock, houses are built into the side of a mountain. That gives a great vantage point to the EastShore and the world. You can see the expanse of the landscape, vision isn’t limited, you can see not only the...

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Rankin Christian Center

Rankin Christian Center

With just over 2,000 people on a half square acre of land, Rankin is tiny. Yet despite its size, the borough’s reputation extends throughout the region. This is due in part to the good work of the Rankin Christian Center. Founded in 1904 by the American Baptist Home...

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Julie Grose

Julie Grose

From the moment Swissvale councilwoman Julie Grose saw the row of three dilapidated homes on Columbia Ave., she knew she had to buy them. “It was like a vision,” she says. “I was living in Peters township at the time and had never even considered buying a home in...

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