Among The Trees: Building Pittsburgh’s Future Through Its Parks

NOV 9, 2016 

Pittsburgh Quarterly


As Meg Cheever said, “The best park in Pittsburgh is the one you are in.” She founded the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy in 1996 at a time when Pittsburgh was a long way from claiming victory in stemming the tide of decline that still clung to the city. With a band of determined supporters, she stepped into the breach, providing a spark and an idea — that Pittsburghers who enjoyed the city’s parks could help lead a resurgence of the historic greenspaces, many of which were in a state of deterioration... Read the full article