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6th annual Reuse Inspiration contest

Community Design Center of Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Construction Junction are sponsoring their 6th annual Reuse Inspiration Contest for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. There are two categories:

  • Home renovation - creative re-use of one or more items in renovation of one room or an entire building.
  • Art - creative re-use of one or more items in a two- or three-dimensional work of art

The top three winners in each category receive two tickets to the Big Pour beer festival scheduled for Sept. 10 at Construction Junction and a chance to show off their handiwork in the Post-Gazette. Sorry, last year's winners are not eligible.

How to enter

  • Provide your name, phone number, email address and mailing address
  • Indicate which category you are entering.
  • In 250 words or less, describe the motivation behind your project and how it was achieved.
  • Email up to 10 photos of your project. Include caption information at the end of the essay. It will not count against the 250-word limit.

Enter online only at http:/ or by emailing information to Entry deadline is midnight Sept. 1.

Information:,, or 412-263-1978.

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