Creative Arts Corner


The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh’s (HACP) Creative Arts Corner offers an audio/visual training program that’s free for all HACP Residents. CAC students are provided with a unique opportunity to cultivate their creative strengths in a state of the art studio environment.

With facilities in both Bedford Dwellings and Northview Heights Estates, training programs are available to every HACP resident.

Learn How To:

  • Compose and contribute to broadcast quality productions using professional techniques and equipment.
  • Take and develop high-quality digital photographs using SLR cameras and software like Photoshop.
  • Understand the ins and outs of the music and film industries from marketing to distribution.
  • Write and produce your own music CD.
  • Capture and edit a wide range of video projects.

CAC Black History Video

  • A black history project collaboration with our Bedford Dwellings and Northview Heights student.
  • The spoken word video is about prominent African American figures such as:
    • President Obama
    • First Lady Obama
    • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
    • Michael Jackson
    • LeBron James
    • Many other African American figures who left their mark in American History.

Student Spotlight

Jamal Morris
Creative Arts Corner Student
Northview Heights

Jamal Morris began attending the CAC program in October 2019.  He has been recording music on his own for several years, as well as filming and editing music videos for himself and others before making his way to the studio at Northview Heights.


427 Mt Pleasant Road, Rear
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
412-456-5000, ext. 1118

Tuesday, 2:00PM – 5:00PM
Wednesday – Friday, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

2305 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-256-5000, ext. 1083

Monday – Wednesday, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Nathan E. Williams

CAC Studio Manager

Nathan is a Florida Native and U.S. Army Veteran of 6 year years. Nathan has been employed with HACP since 2004.  He has a degree in Computer Programming from Keiser University, 1993, Tallahassee Florida.  He has over 30 years experience in the Music Industry, Multimedia, Photography, and Computers.

Program Results

Take a look at 5 years worth of activity from the Creative Arts Corner. Our Students have done it all and they are not done yet, not even close.

  • Documentaries
  • Original Music
  • Video
  • Internships
  • 1 Millions + YouTube Views

CCAC 5 Year Report


HACP’s Creative Arts Corner provides a unique opportunity for kids to use professional techniques and equipment to create high-quality photography.

Graphic Design

HACP’s Creative Arts Corner provides a unique opportunity for kids to use professional techniques and equipment to create high-quality designs.