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“Waterfronts that Work” Summit on March 16 to discuss solutions for active city riverfronts

By February 23, 2017March 15th, 2017Blog
Construction workers pour cement on the Mon Wharf next to the river.

Pittsburgh’s riverfronts are booming. With such rapid growth, how can our rivers support different needs for industry, housing, the environment, recreation and entertainment?

On Thursday, March 16, the City of Pittsburgh will host “Waterfronts That Work: Pittsburgh and Beyond,” from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Carnegie Science Center on the North Shore (map). Light snacks and refreshments begin at 5:30 pm.

Representatives from waterfront cities from across the U.S. will share the lessons they’ve learned from creating waterfronts that strive to work for everyone.

For a list of cities represented and speakers, and to register to attend the free summit, visit the event website.

RELATED: Take the Waterfronts That Work” Pre-Summit Survey to voice your opinions about Pittsburgh’s riverfronts. Your questions could be asked during the summit panel discussion.

JUST ANNOUNCED: free on-site childcare for kids older than age two will be provided for the duration of the event. Sweet Dreams Childcare, is licensed and its staff has all required clearances. Please REGISTER AHEAD OF TIME to reserve a space for your child(ren) over the age of two! Kids utilizing childcare will be provided with activities, and are welcome to light snacks.

Photo by Annie O’Neill