No matter where you join the path, it'll always bring you home.

HOMEWOOD

Pittsburgh, PA

15208

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The Homewood Experience brought to you by Soleil Branding Essentials and Pyramid Pgh LLC in partnership with Neighborhood Allies and the Homewood Community Development Collaborative offers a blended approach to

community engagement

business development

sustainability

cultural integrity

all under the guise of an authentic branding narrative that preserves the history and pride of the Homewood Community.

 

Meet The Team

Sadik Roberts
Pyramid PGH Marketing 

Sadik Roberts- Pyramid PGH

The Homewood Experience 

Project Manager | Visionary

Marketing & Communications King

Soleil Meade- Soleil Branding Essentials

The Homewood Experience 

Project Manager | Visionary

Graphics & Website Queen

Demi Kolke - Neighborhood Allies

The Homewood Experience 

Project Partner

The Homewood Heartbeat

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camerin nesbit
Camo Customz

The Homewood Experience 

Artwalk Coordinator

Lead Muralist Master

Eric Blackwell - Blackwell Soundz

eric blackwell
Blackwell Soundz

The Homewood Experience 

Media Coordinator

Video/Photo Guru

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Soleil Branding Essentials

demi kolke
Neighborhood Allies

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The Homewood Experience 

Soundtrack Production

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The Homewood Experience 

Project Partners

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The Homewood Experience 

Project Sponsor

 

The Artwalk

Arts & Culture Self-Guided Tour

“No matter where you join the path, it will always bring you home.”

Art doesn't merely add color. It adds context to a growing conversation which is why the Artwalk invites residents and visitors to explore the history, culture and hope of Homewood. 

Photography  produced by Blackwell Soundz

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Homewood Is Home Mural 

Bible Center Church

717 N Homewood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Artist: Camerin "CAMO" Nesbit

Take the Tour

Marks The Spot

 Travel our virtual, interactive, self-guided experience of the Homewood neighborhood where you'll uncover: 

  • Homewood Experience Installations 

  • Other Homewood Murals

  • Historic Buildings

  • Cultural Landmarks & More

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Honoring Homewood Heroes

"Heroes are not giant statues framed against a red sky. They are people who say: This is my community, and it is my responsibility to make it better."

As a way to honor and uplift the neighborhood's heritage and culture, The Homewood Walk Of Fame will honor Homewood Heroes by displaying banners in the business district along N Homewood Ave from the Busway up to Hamilton Ave! 

Helen Faison

A Walk through 
homewood history

We welcome you to stroll

N. Homewood Ave for a Homewood History Lesson. Check out our banners featuring the Homewood Heroes chosen by the community and scan the QR codes to learn how each of these legacies is deeply rooted in Homewood.

Mary Lou Williams

Naomi Simms

Errol Garner

William "Billy" Strayhorn

Chuck Cooper

Maurice Stokes

Dakota Staton

Mary Cardwell Dawson

John Brewer, Sr.

Helen Faison 

William Baker 

Cornelius Dorsey Sr. 

Donald Patterson 

Bill Nunn Sr. & Bill Nunn Jr.

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Homewood Is Home

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."

We've interviewed the community stakeholders, businesses, and community influencers you've identified to provide a grassroots context to the evolution of Homewood, its history as well as the vision and interpretation of the future for Homewood!

Music produced by YMCA Lighthouse Project.  

Videography/Photography  produced by Blackwell Soundz

 

Watch The Documentary

Our goal is to effectively amplify the voices that represent the authentic narrative of the Homewood community, our Docu-Short incorporates community testimony and vision that allows Homewood residents, stakeholders and supporters to own this narrative articulated by community influencers.

 

The residents identified these influencers to provide a grassroots context to the evolution of Homewood, its history as well as the vision and interpretation of the future for Homewood!

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Homewood Experience Soundtrack

Produced By YMCA Lighthouse Project

"Music can change the world because it can change people. "

Continuing to pull on the power within Homewood, we've partnered with the YMCA Lighhouse Project to produce a dynamic soundtrack for the Homewood Experience.

Music produced by YMCA Lighthouse Project. 

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The Blog

A Glimpse Into The Vision, Process, & Execution
 

Community connections

Explore Homewood
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Explore Homewood even more by visiting some of the local businesses, organizations, and community staples within the community.

Community 
organizations

Entertainment

churches

services

Retail/
convenience

Grant Resources

Generously provided by our workshop facilitator during our two Community Grant Writing Workshops, please use the links below to discover available funding sources, and better understand the next steps in the grant writing process!

State of Pennsylvania

Click below to explore the PA statewide funding opportunities.

City of Pittsburgh

Develop your vision right here in Pittsburgh with these accessible funding resources.

Federal Grants

Seeking a national platform for your proposal? Click to uncover available funding.

Foundations in Western PA

Reveal the plentiful resources available right here in South Western PA.

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Meet Nelson morris

Grade

9th


School 

Westinghouse

Future Plans/Accomplishments

Nelson wants to be a business owner and continue to grow his t-shirt business, The Good Vibe Crew 

Our Favorite Excerpt from his essay 

I dream Homewood can be the new black wall street, we have the potential to be the ones who make each other rich, the ones who start the new trends, the ones who take others in and care for them like family. 

Listen To Nelson's Radio Interview on SLB Radio 

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Meet sean Russell

Grade

10th


School 

Westinghouse

Future Plans/Accomplishments

Sean runs track and cross country at Westinghouse and hopes to carry that skill to Pitt or Penn State University.  He is also interested in the sciences and potentially becoming a business owner.  

Our Favorite Excerpt from his essay 

I hope the community can be more united and on the same page, one day. It would greatly benefit the community as a whole and the city. We can all extend our grasp and influence, so I will do my part in positively affecting my comrades.

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