30 Years: Pittsburgh’s Greenspace Grows, Becomes More Accessible

OCT 20, 2013 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Half a million people flock to Schenley Plaza in Oakland every year, spinning on the carousel, relaxing at outdoor concerts and squeezing into a busy sit-down restaurant -- making it one of the most visited parks in the nation.

It's a far cry from the way that space looked 30 -- or even 10 -- years ago, when it was still busy, but much less scenic as a parking lot.

Parks all over the region are more interactive and more accessible than they were decades ago -- and there's more of them. Read full article