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

Employment Opportunity: Administrative & Development Assistant

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Administrative & Development Assistant: Riverlife (Pittsburgh, PA) Download a printable PDF of the full employment opportunity. About Riverlife: Riverlife envisions a Pittsburgh where thriving world-class riverfronts are essential to the…

Good things are happening this Giving Tuesday

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You can help Riverlife make big moves to improve Pittsburgh's riverfront experience. To celebrate Giving Tuesday, any donation you make to Riverlife on Tuesday, November 30th will be doubled up…

Riverlife’s Holiday Coffee Chat with Rick Sebak serves up an amusing and historic look at Pittsburgh’s rivers

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Riverlife's Virtual Holiday Coffee Chat with Rick Sebak Thursday, December 2, 2021 9:00-10:00 am Riverlife is thrilled to welcome Rick Sebak, documentarian and Pittsburgh personality, as he recaps some of the most…

Photos: Planting day beautifies Allegheny Landing

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Beautification efforts bring native plants to riverfront trail at Allegheny Landing   Thank you to the amazing volunteers joined us for a very successful planting day at Allegheny Landing on…

Riverlife Awarded Partners for Places Grant to Connect West End to Riverfronts

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Riverlife is excited to announce that we have been awarded a Partners for Places Mini Grant from The Funders Network. These grants are intended to help local governments, place-based funders…

Employment Opportunity: Riverfront Project Manager

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Riverfront Project Manager: Riverlife (Pittsburgh, PA) Download a printable PDF of the full employment opportunity. About Riverlife: Riverlife envisions a Pittsburgh where thriving world-class riverfronts are essential to the region…

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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