A City Boy Grows Up in the Country - Riverview Park, My Back Yard (1950-1967)

June 22, 2012 by Parks Conservancy Staff

David D. Erskine grew up in the Charlotte Apartments on Riverview Ave. He is a retired Project Engineer from BAM International in Butler Country,...

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Give Me Shelter: Riverview Park Evolves

February 9, 2011 by Melissa McMasters

Since I have fun compiling them and it seems like you folks have fun reading them, today it’s time for another history post. This time we’re...

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Stuff That's Gone: Schenley Park Edition

January 26, 2011 by Melissa McMasters

If you've been in Pittsburgh a while, you probably have seen Rick Sebak's Stuff That's Gone special (or perhaps you just remember a lot of stuff...

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Panther Hollow Lake Through the Years

September 8, 2010 by Melissa McMasters

In honor of our (sold-out) presentation on Panther Hollow next Wednesday, we thought we'd look back at some images of Panther Hollow Lake...

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Countdown to 1 Million: Schenley Plaza History

June 24, 2010 by Parks Conservancy Staff

We're expecting our one millionth visitor to Schenley Plaza in July, which we'll be celebrating with a free celebration at our Kids Day on July 11...

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Panther Hollow snow...in the 1920s

February 18, 2010 by Melissa McMasters

One of the fun parts about working at the Parks Conservancy is occasionally stumbling across some cool old photos of the parks while looking for...

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A glimpse into the past

July 19, 2009 by Melissa McMasters

It's been a busy few weeks of looking toward the future at the Parks Conservancy: breaking ground on the restoration of the Mellon Park Walled...

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Mary and Barney

August 4, 2008 by Laurie Anderson
You know how sometimes you learn something new and then you start reading or hearing about it everywhere? Well, something like that happened to me...
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