Curious onlookers from inside Rivers Casino couldn’t resist watching the festivities unfolding outside in the amphitheater on the evening of August 25. Of interest? A sold-​out crowd of 1,000 that was toasting Riverlife’s Party at the Pier.

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading August 25, 2017
Earlier this fall, a group of about 250 civic and cultural leaders gathered to pay tribute to Teresa Heinz Kerry on the occasion of her handing over the chairmanship of The Heinz Endowments to her sons. From creating Riverlife, to championing causes from the environment to social equity to the Cultural District among…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2017
My parents came from educated families in China and Hong Kong and immigrated to the United States. My mother arrived in the early ’50s as an undergraduate while my father, who was 10 years her senior, was studying for a Ph.D. Back then, it was difficult for Asians to come here. The immigration…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
  • Sidebar Title Vivien Li
  • Sidebar Sub Title River Keeper
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    Riverlife, Pittsburgh, President & CEO (2015 – present)

    The Boston Harbor Association, President (201115); Executive Director (19912011)

    Senior Staff to Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis (198891)

    Special Assistant to Massachusetts Public Health Commissioner (198387)

    Princeton University, M.A., Public Affairs/​Urban and Regional Planning (1983)

    Barnard College, Columbia University, B.A., Environmental Management (1975)

Herbert Dreiseitl was in a hurry to get back to work one day last February, so he did what most people do here. He jaywalked. He scuttled across Liberty Avenue — no cars were coming — and headed uptown, where his design team awaited him.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading A world-​renowned designer has a vision for Pittsburgh’s waterfronts
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