“Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.”
Pretty Up Beechview is an all-volunteer community group dedicated to maintaining and beautifying the neighborhood of Beechview through:
Dump site clean-up
Billboard garden tending
Nature trail maintenance
Community garden stewardship
- Neighborhood engagement
The Beechview neighborhood has weathered a generation of real estate neglect, especially along its business corridor. However, we will not let vacant lots and untended spaces be our legacy.
Our legacy will be a sense of neighborhood environmental stewardship for all Beechview residents, built in partnership with other community organizations.
Beechview is on the verge of reclaiming its title as a desirable neighborhood. We are proud to know that the rest of Pittsburgh is beginning to realize what we’ve already known!
Beechview Community Garden
Pretty Up Beechview is the steward of the Beechview Community Garden, located at 1229 Rockland Ave. across from Beechwood Elementary School.
Jardín de Unidad
In 2017 students from Brashear’s Latin-American Student Union joined Pretty Up Beechview and many other community members and organisations to turn an empty and trash-filled lot into a beautiful parklet along Broadway Ave. It is free and open to the community for all to enjoy.
Seldom Seen Greenway
Seldom Seen Greenway is a large tract of forest mostly located in Beechview that PUB helps steward with other local organisations and volunteers as part of the Seldom Seen Working Group.