The newly up-and-running East End Partnership is a collaboration between the Community Development Corporations of Lawrenceville, Bloomfield/Garfield, Friendship and East Liberty.

The alliance, funded by Surdna, came about as a strategy to concentrate efforts in the East End for planning, development, market and community investment.

Jonathan Cox, Director of the East End Partnership, has experience with neighborhood restoration after spending 5 years as the Vice President at the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. He is located in the Lawrenceville Corporation office at 5170 Butler Street. He can be contacted at 412.782.5100 ext 108 or by email at

Read more about the Partnership and Jonathan in the Post Gazette and Pittsburgh Business Times.