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Emerald View Park

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Photo: Brian Cohen

Emerald View Park is Pittsburgh’s newest regional park, joining the ranks of Frick, Highland, Riverview, and Schenley Parks.

Emerald View Park surrounds the neighborhoods of Duquesne Heights, Mount Washington, and Allentown. The Park was born out of a grassroots effort to protect Mount Washington’s steep hillsides and improve the quality of local park land and is co-managed by the City of Pittsburgh and the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC).

The creation of a 257-acre urban park that combines pre-existing park space with formerly mined and denuded hillsides brings unique and exciting challenges.  Since 2005, huge strides have been made in restoring the forested habitat, maintaining the spectacular views, clearing dumpsites, building trails, and honoring the Park’s land use history. With the help of many dedicated volunteers, seemingly insurmountable challenges are now a part of the Park’s history.

We invite you to learn more:
Cat walking in Emerald View Park

Photo: David Wheeler, 2013



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We will be hosting 2 open meetings to discuss the Shiloh Street Gateway project. One on Tuesday, February 10 at 6 PM and a repeat on Monday, February 16 at 8:30 AM here in our 301 Shiloh Street offices. The Shiloh Street Gateway was first described in the 2008 Shiloh Street Vision Plan and we are now ready to proceed with the final designs and creation of the construction documents. Join us for either meeting date in our Shiloh Street offices to share your thoughts on the proposed design of the Shiloh Street Gateway and hear about the next steps. If you have any questions before the meetings, please contact Ilyssa at 412.481.3220 x203 or ilyssa@mwcdc.org. ...

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We visited the new Sesame Garden on Shiloh Street for lunch. A great menu with nice lunch specials. Everything was fresh and delicious. A great addition to the Shiloh Street business district!

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