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Carnegie Retirement Residence
Carnegie Rendering


Adaptive Reuse of abandoned Harding Court Junior High School (1926) into Carnegie Retirement Residence in 1995. After standing vacant for 20 years, the building now offers 59 affordable units to those 62 years of age and older. Historic retrofits include converting the original light wells into an open air courtyard and the old gymnasium into a multipurpose community room. Carnegie has has a significant impact on the Borough of Carnegie, located just south of downtown Pittsburgh, and surrounding communities by transforming  a decaying, vacant building into an attractive community asset. 


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