Renovated Cliffside Park Renamed To Honor August Wilson

APR 21, 2016 

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has renamed Cliffside Park in the Hill District as August Wilson Park. The honor comes less than a week before what would have been the Pittsburgh playwright's 71st birthday. The name change also marks a series of nearly-complete renovations of the park, a project coordinated by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, the private partner of Citiparks.  

August Wilson Park sits on Cliff Street, around the corner from Wilson’s childhood home. Overlooking the edge of the Hill, the park offers impressive views of Downtown, the Allegheny River and the David McCullough Bridge... Read the full article