660-Acre Site In Hays Could Become Pittsburgh’s Largest Park

JUN 9, 2016

Beaver County businessman Chuck Betters agreed to sell 660 acres of land to Pittsburgh for $5 million — a fraction of what it might be worth — and the former mining and industrial site could become the city's largest park, city officials said.

The move was hailed Thursday as a “gift” on par with those more than a century ago by philanthropists Mary Schenley and Henry Clay Frick. Their land donations led to the establishment of large parks in their names... Read the full article