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2500 Smallman is truly unlike any other residential option in Pittsburgh and the response proves it. Here’s some recent news boasting these unique city homes and the thriving neighborhood they're nestled in.

Topping Off the Structural Steel at 2500 Smallman

The architecture and design team for their 2500 Smallman project Monday celebrated the topping off of the basic structural steel for the development, which is taking a single-story warehouse and transforming it into 11 “city homes”...


It Doesn’t Get Any Higher Than This: “Topped Out” at 2500 Smallman

Despite the brutal temperatures and generous snow, 2500 Smallman has reached an important, international milestone in the construction trade: the final beam will soon be placed at the top of the structure, rendering the outer framework complete.

New housing, office space slated for Strip District

Oxford Development officials broke ground Wednesday on the 11-acre site, which sits along the Allegheny River at Smallman and Railroad streets in the Strip District. When completed, it will feature 300 apartments and up to 375,000 square feet of new office space. The name pays tribute to three modes of transportation --


The "L" Word and Premier Urban Living

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), a whopping 73% of buyers considered commuting costs as a deal breaker in their decision to buy in a particular area, beat out only by 85% who considered cooling/heating costs. What's this mean for those living in suburbs in homes too large to heat effectively,