Westinghouse Park Planning Process Begins The Westinghouse Park 2nd Century Coalition ( WP2CC) and the Point Breeze North Development Corporation (PBNDC) are pleased to announce they are working together toward the creation of a master plan for the park. This partnership creates a mechanism for working with Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works, Pittsburgh City Planning, other expert entities,Continue reading “Westinghouse Park Planning Process Begins”
The Current Wars to come to Westinghouse Park.
We are pleased to welcome this pair of proud relics from the recent fall of a trio of the park’s historic red oaks. They will attract admiring park visitors, both young and old, for many years. Let’s call them Marguerite and George. BTW – much of the lumber being sawn from the fallen treesContinue reading “Greetings to Westinghouse Park’s new residents”
As park visitors know Westinghouse Park suffered a major loss early on the morning of May 1, as three of the giant, Solitude-era red oaks in its center came down. Here is a drone video of the devastation and several still shots below. Estimated to be nearly 150 years old, the oaks were probably planted in theContinue reading “Fallen giants in the park”
On October 6, 2016, the 170th anniversary of George Westinghouse’s birth, Pittsburgh’s tribute to the scientist, inventor, and industrial giant – the Westinghouse Memorial at the bottom of Schenley Park Drive between Phipps Conservatory and Carnegie Mellon University – was rededicated. Led by the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, the project’s $2.7 million cost was been raised through a $500kContinue reading “The renewed Westinghouse Memorial”
Pittsburgh’s East End
Photo by Karla Boos The Westinghouse Atom Smasher wasContinue reading “Fallen pioneer of the atomic age”
ARCH DESIGN STUDIO [48:640] INTEGRATION II Spring 2020 David Bear of the Westinghouse Park 2nd Century Coalition orients eleven post-graduate students at CMU’s School of Architecture about the park’s history. They are participants in a design studio conducted by faculty members Jeff Davis and Matt Huber that will focus on the design of a public buildingContinue reading “New Visions for Westinghouse Park”