OPENSPACEPGH Public Meetings & Plan Draft Review: May 2013
Five dates & locations to choose from

On May 7th-9th, 14th, and 15th, there will be the final round of public meetings for OPENSPACEPGH, the City’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation Plan and one of the initial components of PLANPGH, the City’s first Comprehensive Plan. These will be five meetings conveniently located throughout the City that will allow residents to participate near where they live or work.  Get more info about the meeting format below the schedule.  Info about the draft document review is at the bottom of the message.

Meeting Locations:

  • Tuesday, May 7th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • The Kaufmann Center
      1825 Centre Avenue, Hill District (15219)
      Nearby Transit: Bus Routes 81, 82 and 83
  • Wednesday, May 8th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Kingsley Association
      6435 Frankstown Road, Larimer (15206)
      Nearby Transit: Bus Routes 74, 77, 82, 86, 89
  • Thursday, May 9th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Knoxville Elder Ado
      320 Brownsville Road, Knoxville (15210)
      Nearby Transit: Bus Routes 44, 51, 54
  • Tuesday, May 14th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Schenley Ice Rink
      Overlook Drive, off of Greenfield Road (15213)
      Nearby Transit: Bus Routes 52L, 53L, 58
  • Wednesday, May 15th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Propel Northside (former Columbus Middle School)
      1750 Brighton Road, Central Northside (15212)
      Nearby Transit: Bus Routes 13, 15, 16

Contact Andrew Dash, Project Manager:
412-255-0760 or

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If you require special accommodations, please contact ADA Coordinator
Richard Meritzer: 412-255-2102,

Meeting Format:

Conducted by the Department of City Planning and its consultants, these final public meetings will educate residents about the findings of the draft plan, inform them of how they can use the plan to help create change in their neighborhoods, and obtain feedback as how to best set priorities for open space programs in the various sections of the City.

Public OPENSPACEPGH Draft Review:

The public comment period for the draft of OPENSPACEPGH will be open from May 1 to June 1.  The document can be accessed and commented on at the PLANPGH Exchange ( copies of the Plan are also available at all Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations. This public comment period will give residents the opportunity to directly review OPENSPACEPGH and comment on the recommendations and findings of the plan.

As always, the latest OPENSPACEPGH and PLANPGH can always be found online at, our Facebook page, and our Twitter feed!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Andrew Dash
Senior Planner
Pittsburgh City Planning
Office: 412-255-0760

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