Westinghouse 175

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 will mark the 175th anniversary of the birth of George Westinghouse Jr.   In observation of his “dodrensbicentennial,” efforts are underway to restore Westinghouse Park, formerly the site of “Solitude,” the estate of George and Marguerite Westinghouse. The creation of a comprehensive master development plan for the park is already underway, including theContinue reading “Westinghouse 175”

A survey about your thoughts regarding the master planning process!!!

We are undertaking an effort to create a master plan to cover the development of the park’s future. As part of this process, the Pittsburgh Department of Planning has posted this survey to gather the thoughts of park users. Just click this link to take part. The survey closes on April 23rd.

Welcome to Westinghouse Park

Celebrating its centennial in 2018, Westinghouse Park is a 10.2 acre city park situated in Pittsburgh’s East End neighborhood of Point Breeze North. Here’s a bird’s eye view of the park today. From 1871 to 1918, the site was “Solitude,” the estate of George Westinghouse Jr. and his wife Marguerite. In 1871, Westinghouse was already a prosperous,Continue reading “Welcome to Westinghouse Park”