Re-Envisioned Frick Aims for Crowds

APR 10, 2014 

The Jewish Chronicle

Members of the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition and Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy joined Councilman Corey O’Connor at the Children’s Institute to publicly address progress on the Frick Environmental Center.

Roughly 12 years ago, the Frick Center, a wooden structure bordering the perimeter of Frick Park, burned down. Since then, two temporary trailers have substituted as educational programming sites.

For the past three years, Marijke Hecht, director of education at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, has strategized to rebuild the center. Read full article