Let’s create a world-class Pittsburgh riverfront experience that everyone can enjoy.

Riverlife is a nonprofit organization formed in 1999 to lead a community vision for the redevelopment of Pittsburgh’s downtown riverfronts. Over the past twenty years, we’ve worked with many partners to create the very best riverfront experience for Pittsburghers and our visitors: beautiful waterfront parks, public trails, greenways and open space, boat docks, recreational amenities and world-class design.

Pittsburgh’s riverfronts are the front door to the city.

Riverlife is here to help. What would you like to do on the rivers?

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What’s Happening on Pittsburgh’s Riverfronts

Riverlife Awarded RACP Funding for Critical Riverfront Park Renovation

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Riverlife, the nonprofit stewarding a community vision for accessible, fun, and welcoming riverfronts for all Pittsburghers, received funding of $1.5 million from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program…

Public and private partnerships help restore Allegheny Landing dock and future riverfront projects

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L to R: Jay Costa, Diane Bucco, Matt Galluzzo, Brent Semachko, Jn Liptak, Bobby Wilson, Alice Snyder. Photo by Pure Zheng The effort to restore the dock at Pittsburgh’s iconic…

Pittsburgh one of eight cities to receive national grant for community-led sustainability project in the West End

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Pittsburgh one of eight cities to receive national grant for community-led sustainability project in the West End Riverlife, the City of Pittsburgh, H.O.P.E. for Tomorrow, and the West End Community…
Allegheny Landing

Riverlife Leads PA Waterfront Development Tax Credit Expansion

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Riverlife Leads PA Waterfront Development Tax Credit Expansion Bipartisan support of the expansion from the PA General Assembly will allow the Waterfront Development Tax Credit program to catalyze $5 million…

Pittsburgh Creative Corps Activates Public Space With FLOW: Rhythms on the Rivers

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Pittsburgh Creative Corps Activates Public Space With FLOW: Rhythms on the Rivers Public programming series continues through September 2022 Pittsburgh, PA - The Pittsburgh Creative Corps, a partnership between the…

Riverlife Shares Completing the Loop Vision at the 2022 Greater & Greener Conference

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Riverlife Shares Completing the Loop Vision at the 2022 Greater & Greener Conference Last week, Riverlife joined leaders from over 200 cities across the globe for the 2022 Greater &…

Riverfronts for Everyone: Video Gallery

Video: What moves you to come to Pittsburgh’s riverfronts?

Pittsburgh’s story is told through its riverfronts. They’re full of character, incredible scenery, grit and surprises. And they belong to everyone.

Check out our quick intro video to Pittsburgh’s riverfronts and Riverlife’s vision for thriving, world-class riverfronts full of exceptional places and experiences.

Video: You are Pittsburgh’s Riverlife. A look back at this summer’s riverfront photos.

This summer, Riverlife asked you to show us how you were returning to the rivers. You came through with photos showcasing style, strength, humor, and indomitable Pittsburgh spirit.

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