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Thank you for attending the 2016 City Summit!

See you in DC March 11-15 for the Congressional City Conference, and at next year’s City Summit in Charlotte, November 15-18, 2017.

See how this once-industrial town has transformed into a beautiful and vibrant city. Its architecture, food, artists, museums, and universities are attracting young professionals and creating a place where people love to live. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the new Pittsburgh by attending the new NLC City Summit, our annual conference for city leaders.

Pittsburgh Welcomes City Summit Attendees

In this guest post, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto personally welcomes city leaders to NLC’s 2016 City Summit. Pittsburgh’s Gilded Age sites, including the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, speak to its history as an early-20th-century industrial capital. In the North Shore neighborhood are the modern Andy Warhol Museum, Continue Reading »

5 Great Things About My Hometown of Pittsburgh

NLC’s Alyia Gaskins – a Pittsburgh native – shares her favorite things to see and do while visiting the city. (Getty Images) Today, nearly 3000 city leaders will begin to arrive in Pittsburgh for the National League of Cities’ 2016 City Summit. For some, this will be their first trip to the ‘Burgh. Many are familiar with city’s past ­– Continue Reading »

5 Things You Don’t Want to Miss at the 2016 City Summit

NLC brings the City Summit, the nation’s premier conference for city leaders, to Pittsburgh this week. Here are just a few highlights. Formerly an industrial town, Pittsburgh has transformed into a beautiful and vibrant city. Its architecture, food, artists, museums and universities are attracting young professionals and creating a place where people love to live. (Getty Images) The City Summit, Continue Reading »

Act Now: Scholarships Still Available for Thriving Cities Seminar at City Summit

In less than a month, many of you will join your colleagues in the City of Pittsburgh for NLC’s City Summit. As you know, this annual conference is a rich opportunity for you to join your peers to network, hear from subject matter experts, and generate ideas to help inform your efforts to address pressing city issues such as education, Continue Reading »

Big Ideas for Small Cities Will Be in Pittsburgh

Back by popular demand, NLC is hosting a third Big Ideas for Small Cities session in Pittsburgh that will showcase prominent leaders from small cities who will share one compelling and creative idea that made a dramatic difference to the future of their community. These quick, fascinating talks will inspire you to think big for your small city. You’ll hear from Continue Reading »

36 Hours in Pittsburgh

“Sometimes gritty, always hilly, Steel City’s charms are often hidden below the surface.  While the revitalization of downtown Pittsburgh has earned lots of attention, lately much of the action is found farther out, in once-overlooked neighborhoods like Lawrenceville and East Liberty.”  If the last time you went to Pittsburgh was more than a couple years ago, get ready to experience Continue Reading »

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