Soil Sisters Plant Nursery (Parcel Nos. 14-E-163, 164, 165, and 167) | Allentown


  • Address: 0 Beltzhoover Avenue (Parcel No. 14-E-163)
  • Address: 0 Beltzhoover Avenue (Parcel No. 14-E-164)
  • Address: 0 Beltzhoover Avenue (Parcel No. 14-E-165)
  • Address: 0 Beltzhoover Avenue (Parcel No. 14-E-167)
  • Applicant: Soil Sisters Plant Nursery LLC 
  • End Use: Transform the current vacant lots into an urban farm for fresh produce  

The Soil Sisters Plant Nursery, owned and operated by sisters Raynise and TaRay Kelly, is committed to providing fresh produce to local communities lacking resources, knowledge, and/or accessibility to fresh food options. The Soil Sisters will be expanding their business by transforming four vacant lots into an urban farm where fresh produce will be available for purchase and educational opportunities provided for all ages and skill levels.

The Pittsburgh Land Bank’s Board approved the sale of these properties on Friday, March 8th at the monthly public meeting

  • Do you have questions about the development project?

  • Do you have general feedback for Land Bank Staff and/or Board?

  • Do you want to file an objection or express support for the sale?

After a property is approved for sale by The Pittsburgh Land Bank Board, there is a 20-day objection period. If the Land Bank receives 15 or more objections, the Land Bank will hold a community meeting to collect additional feedback and concerns. The feedback will then be presented to the Land Bank Board, who will vote a second time on whether or not to proceed with the sale.

To file an objection, express support for the project, or ask a question, please use the form below.