Two City Parks Slated for Improvements
Cliffside Park in the Hill District is getting a $1 million makeover, and McKinley Park's historic stone entrance is one of the Beltzhoover park's upgrades. Both projects are collaborations between the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and neighborhood groups.
The Cliffside renovation is due in 2013. It is the first capital project to come out of the greenprint plan of Find the Rivers!, a nonprofit dedicated to developing green space in the Hill.
Terri Baltimore, vice president for neighborhood development at the Hill House, said the greenprint's first phase was "a big picture overview, and the second phase got specific. Cliffside Park was a project that rose to the top." Read full article