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
When I was growing up in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County’s parks were special places to me. I learned to ski at Boyce Park, and my family had fall picnics at Hartwood Acres. As an adult, I’ve explored them in different ways — mountain biking, rollerblading and going to concerts. And since November, when I became executive…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The new Allegheny County Parks Foundation
Anthony Cook has a name that carries responsbility. He is the fifth generation of the Cook family — and the fourth named Anthony — involved in the creation and preservation of Cook Forest State Park.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The magnificent old-​growth hemlock are in danger of an aphid assault
At noontime on a summer’s friday, Mellon Square — the green public space that lashes together so many of Downtown Pittsburgh’s office buildings, hotels, and businesses — is bustling. Ties loosen, heels are exchanged for sneakers and brown bags and sidewalk-​stand hot dogs come out as office workers begin the brisk business of a respite from the…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Mellon Square Park’s makeover
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