VIDEO - Mellon Square: A Modern Masterpiece

November 6, 2009 by Parks Conservancy Staff

Had a great time last night at our reception for the opening of Marvels of Modernism and the tribute to John O. Simonds, who designed Mellon Square....

Read More

Marveling at Mellon Square

November 4, 2009 by Laura Cook

My husband and I are about to duck out of Pittsburgh for a long weekend and head to Los Angeles to visit some friends. While I’m definitely...

Read More

Be There or Be Square

October 26, 2009 by Melissa McMasters
If you're like me, you've probably parked at the Mellon Square garage downtown dozens of times without ever realizing the significance of the park...
Read More

Westinghouse update

August 5, 2009 by Melissa McMasters
Westinghouse Pond is disappointing a lot of brides this summer.
Read More

Westinghouse Quandary

March 12, 2009 by Melissa McMasters

How does a park landmark go from this...

Read More

How Schenley Plaza lights up the night

February 15, 2009 by Melissa McMasters

Those of you passing by Schenley Plaza in the evenings lately may have noticed a few swaths of green glowing from the middle of the lawn. This...

Read More

Frick Park's great equalizer

February 11, 2009 by Susan Rademacher

Recently we heard from a park user who was interested in learning more about the stone wall near Frick Park's lawn bowling green. She said that...

Read More

Oasis in the City: Mellon Square is an Icon of Modernism

January 5, 2009 by Susan Rademacher

Here's the second in our series of full-length articles whose abridged versions appear in the Winter 2009 Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy newsletter....

Read More