PG: Renovated Aspinwall Park Center Proves Less Can Be More

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2 Walkabout: Renovated Aspinwall park center proves that less can be more DIANA NELSON JONES Pittsburgh Post-Gazette djones@post-gazette.com 12:00 AM MAY 22, 2017 The building once used for boat repairs at the former Aspinwall Marina obstructed views of the Allegheny River. Now it is the open-air welcome center in Aspinwall Riverfront Park. From the parking […]

TribLive: Aspinwall Riverfront Park opens new welcome center

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TRIBUNE-REVIEW | Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 1:24 p.m. The former Aspinwall Marina reopened May 17 as an ADA-accessible welcome center for the Aspinwall Riverfront Park. Nearly $600,000 in renovations were paid through a donation from the Richard King Mellon Foundation and others. Work brings restrooms and event space to the community park for the first time. […]

Statement by Trish Klatt, Board President Aspinwall Riverfront Park

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On behalf of the Aspinwall Riverfront Park Board, I want to thank Councilman Mark Ellermyer for encouraging The Mosites Company and our Board to consider an alternative to the highly-debated Eastern Avenue access point through the park to connect pedestrians and motorists to the R47 riverfront development. We appreciate his advocating for community partnership as […]

Plan changes for access to proposed Aspinwall development

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Plan changes for access to proposed Aspinwall development JANICE CROMPTON Pittsburgh Post-Gazette jcrompton@post-gazette.com 6:01 PM APR 12, 2017 Controversial plans for a new intersection at Freeport Road and Eastern Avenue in Aspinwall to accommodate a riverfront development have apparently been scrapped in favor of a new plan to gain access to the site via the […]

PG: Proposed housing development adjacent to Aspinwall Riverfront Park has stirred the ire of some residents

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Proposed housing development adjacent to Aspinwall Riverfront Park has stirred the ire of some residents DIANA NELSON JONES Pittsburgh Post-Gazette djones@post-gazette.com 12:00 AM SEP 16, 2016 Aspinwall Riverfront Park is having growing pains. The 10-acre site opened last September, five years after the first Boy Scout gave his lawn-mowing money to a fund that 3,000 […]

Popular new riverfront park adds kayak rentals on the Allegheny

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Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette June 25, 2016 By Shea Beaumont / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Since Aspinwall Riverfront Park’s grand opening in September 2015, its organizers have been paddling upstream, and they’re not slowing down. Today the park will offer kayak rentals and community access to the Allegheny River. A project of Venture Outdoors, Kayak Pittsburgh has opened its […]

CBS Pittsburgh: Venture Outdoors Set To Open New Kayaking Station In Aspinwall

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June 21st, 2016 By Heather Abraham / CBS Pittsburgh “There’s a new recreation opportunity for people who prefer to paddle their way through Pittsburgh. People loaded into kayaks on the North Shore Tuesday afternoon, enjoying the sites of Downtown Pittsburgh and The Point. Soon, Venture Outdoors will offer another location for paddlers to launch from. […]