Allegheny Commons Partnership Announcement to Unveil Details About New Park Projects

MAR 25, 2015 

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Allegheny Commons Initiative, and North Side Leadership Conference invite the public to attend the 2:00 PM Monday, March 30, 2015 announcement of a new partnership that will bring new energy to projects in Pittsburgh's most historic park. The event will take place at the George Washington statue in Allegheny Commons Park, with parking available at the National Aviary. The unveiling of a major fountain restoration and North Commons phase will be among the project announcements.

Speakers and guests scheduled to take part include Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, long-time Allegheny Commons advocate Patricia Rooney, City of Pittsburgh Parks and Recreation Director Jim Griffin, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy founder and CEO Meg Cheever, Distrcit 1 Councilwoman Darlene Harris, Allegheny Commons Initiative chari John Francona, The Buhl Foundation Vice-President Diana Bucco, and Northside Leadership Conference Board President LaShawn Burton-Faul.

A special avain appearance to commemorate the partnership announcement will take place compliments of the National Aviary.

Inclement weather location is the National Aviary.

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