Join us for a special event.
Children enjoying the Cascades wading pools in South Park circa 1937. Photo courtesy of Allegheny County Parks Department.
Celebrate 90 years of Allegheny County Parks!
Celebrating Their Legacy, Imagining their Future
Wednesday, January 10
Heinz History Center
Compliments of ALCO Parking
Featuring renowned speakers, some local history and dreams for the future!
Thomas Woltz, international public parks designer and Principal, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, New York and Virginia, will speak about trends in these valuable public assets.
University of Michigan Professor Robert Grese, a landscape architect, will speak about the Prairie Style design philosophy that informed our earliest Allegheny County Parks in 1927.
County Executive Rich Fitzgerald will be honored for his ardent and sustained support of the Allegheny County Parks!
THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY PARKS FOUNDATION THANKS OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS FOR MAKING THIS EVENT POSSIBLE:
BABCOCK CHARITABLE TRUST
JOY BORELLI-EDWARDS AND begalleries
HEINZ HISTORY CENTER
ALLEGHENY COUNTY PARKS FOUNDATION