The Greater Hazelwood Neighborhood Plan focuses on ways to strengthen and improve the community while proactively preparing for future growth and change. The Greater Hazelwood Plan is distinct in its clear objective: Develop without displacement. As the neighborhood continues to evolve, the community will use its Plan to ensure it remains an inclusive, family-friendly neighborhood that recognizes that its greatest asset is its people.

The Greater Hazelwood Neighborhood Plan, adopted by the Planning Commission on November 5, 2019, is presented on this website in an interactive format, with goals and priorities organized into five chapters.

You can navigate the plan by chapter or download the entire plan.

Implementation is underway!

Stay up to date on the progress of the Plan's many projects and programs happening throughout Greater Hazelwood.

North Star Vision Statement

Greater Hazelwood is a diverse and welcoming community for people of all incomes and backgrounds. Our future is driven by the leadership of community residents, resulting in a community with thriving families and households; affordable, high-quality residential options; family-sustaining career opportunities; successful businesses and business owners; and a fully-integrated Hazelwood Green.

Our community fosters opportunities to build generational wealth and community health to ensure current and future generations benefit from the neighborhood’s growth and prosperity. We build strong partnerships with stakeholders throughout the region, while protecting and celebrating the unique landscape, history, culture and spirit of Greater Hazelwood.


  • Community

    The Community chapter focuses on understanding the neighborhood’s existing demographics and needs, housing concerns (including affordability), education, employment, public health and safety, and cultural heritage and public art.

  • Development

    The Development chapter establishes the agenda for physical change to the neighborhood, including infill in both residential areas and the Second Avenue commercial corridor. It examines existing zoning and land use and makes recommendations for zoning changes, infill development, integration with Hazelwood Green, accessibility, sustainable design, and economic development.

  • Mobility

    The Mobility chapter focuses on how people move to, through, and around the neighborhood. It looks at current strengths and shortcomings, and recommends strategic improvements to transit service and stations; pedestrian access, safety, and circulation; bicycle infrastructure; traffic safety; and parking.

  • Infrastructure

    The Infrastructure chapter will examine storm-water, neighborhood tree canopy, air quality and neighborhood heat, and the neighborhood’s greenway.

  • Implementation

    The Implementation chapter identifies whether strategies are policies, programs, or projects; a timeline for completion; and partners who can assist. This chapter is supplemented by the EngagePGH Implementation page, which can be accessed via the button near the top of this page.