NextPittsburgh: Aspinwall Riverfront Park continues expansion with new welcome center and event space

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From NextPittsburgh, written by Brian Comey, June 12, 2017 The transformation of the former Aspinwall Marina into a marquee riverfront park continues with the opening of a new welcome center and event space. “It’s a game changer for us,” says Susan Crookston, founder of Aspinwall Riverfront Park. The three-story building, formerly a boat storage area and […]

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 […]