The Holdup at Washington Park

August 2008 was to be an important month in the development of the Washington Park Tax Increment Financing (TIF) project, a mixed-use residential development, in Mt. Lebanon. It was the anticipated completion date for Phase I and the anticipated starting date for Phase II. But as August has come and gone, there is no serious construction activity underway at the site. The municipality and school district should be concerned as the results to date verify this was an ill-advised TIF. Continue