Park Renovations

Highland Park Seasonal Pools

October 19, 2020

In 2006, the Parks Conservancy and the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works began the creation of a wetland habitat along Washington Boulevard in Highland Park. A series of depressions were…

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Highland Park Entry Garden

October 19, 2020
Image of the Highland Park entry fountain and garden

By the late 20th Century, the grand Victorian entryway that once greeted Highland Park visitors had fallen into disrepair. The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and the Highland Park community sought to return this jewel of landscape design to the…

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Highland Park Babbling Brook

October 19, 2020

Water from a nearby microfiltration plant on its way to Lake Carnegie is naturally cleaned and aerated through exposure to the air as the water flows over rocks in this unique water…

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Frick Park Reynolds Street Gatehouse

October 19, 2020

In 2000, the Parks Conservancy restored the 70-year-old gatehouse at Reynolds Street using plans from the original architect, John Russell Pope, and landscape architects, Innocenti and Webel. The leaking asphalt roof was replaced with…

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August Wilson Park

October 19, 2020

Located in Pittsburgh’s historic Hill District, August Wilson Park, formerly Cliffside Park, serves as a vibrant neighborhood hub. Restored in 2016, the Parks Conservancy Education team, working alongside neighborhood and community organizations, helps activate the space for park lovers of all ages.  Before 2009,…

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Park Test

September 28, 2020
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September 28, 2020
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ALLEGHENY COMMONS PARK

September 28, 2020
An image of a park-goer holding a historical photograph of Allegheny Commons.

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is overseeing the design and construction of the $2.5 million restoration of Allegheny Commons Northeast Fountain.

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