Landscape Architect & Specifier News

JAN 2017

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January 2017 53 Six miles upriver from downtown Pittsburgh, Aspinwall Riverfront Park began as a grassroots effort by residents to reconnect their community with the riverfront. Opening in September 2015, the park realized three dreams—to turn a former brownfield site into public green space, to develop the community's first public access to the Allegheny River in more than 100 years and to link Aspinwall with Western Pennsylvania's rapidly expanding trail system. to the Allegheny Op ening Access The east side of Aspinwall Riverfront Park in Aspinwall, Penn., offers a bronze sculpture ('Playground') designed by Tom Otterness and loaned to the park by a local foundation. Both artistic expression and play feature, 'Playground' sits in a shady area in an otherwise sunny site and is a popular gathering spot. PHOTO CREDIT: EPD, LLC Landscape Architecture by Environmental Planning & Design, Pittsburgh Aspinwall Riverfront Park, Aspinwall, Pennsylvania

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