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.

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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

“Invisible Ecologies” debuts this week along the Allegheny River

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Something special is nesting along Pittsburgh’s riverfronts. If you’re walking, biking, or boating along the downtown side of the Allegheny River between the Roberto Clemente and Fort Duquesne Bridges this…
Allegheny Landing trail with Warhol Bridge in the background. Photo by Sarah Collins

Riverlife announces new headquarters on North Shore at Allegheny Landing

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Media Contact: Stephan Bontrager, Riverlife (c) 412.606.2187 (e) stephan@riverlifepgh.org IMAGES AVAILABLE BY REQUEST Download a PDF of this news release May 11, 2021      PITTSBURGH- After over 20 years…

Riverlife’s Party at the Pier 2021, presented by PNC, is Saturday, August 28

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Save the date for summer's most anticipated fundraiser for Pittsburgh's riverfronts! Riverlife's Party at the Pier is our annual celebration and biggest fundraiser. It's an opportunity to come together to…

Employment opportunity: Director of Planning and Projects

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Director of Planning and Projects - Riverlife (Pittsburgh, PA) About Riverlife: Since 1999, Riverlife has worked to create, activate, and celebrate Pittsburgh’s riverfronts, connecting people through exceptional places and experiences.…

Returning to Pittsburgh’s Public Spaces survey: We need your input!

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Last year, Riverlife and the Office of Public Art (OPA) launched the Pittsburgh Creative Corps in collaboration with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. Pittsburgh Creative Corps is a response to the…

Completing the Loop: a movement to link and enhance Pittsburgh’s riverfronts

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Learn about the vision for linking and enhancing 15 miles and 1,055 acres of Pittsburgh’s riverfronts. View the video of our February 25 "Completing the Loop" virtual public meeting. You'll…

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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