Dedicated in 1930, Allegheny Commons Park is Pittsburgh’s oldest park. Steeped in history, this beloved Northside park is frequented by local residents as well as visitors to the National Aviary and Children’s Museum.
You can help Allegheny Commons by speaking up for important state funding. Through the competitive Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) state grant program, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has requested support for the following projects in the park:
- Fountain restoration: Located at the corner of North and Cedar.
- Promenade renovation: Repave, install benches and lighting, and plant new trees.
- Bridge reconstruction: Construct a new bridge spanning the railroad near Lake Elizabeth.
Voice your support for this funding for Allegheny Commons before the public comment period closes on Thursday, March 30 by simply filling out an online form or submitting your own letter of support. You can find the form and details about sending a letter on the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Action Alert webpage.
Your comments could help make the difference in bringing these important funds to the Northside, since community support makes a big impact in this grant process. Please take a few minutes to show your support for our Northside treasure!