Ilyssa Manspeizer

Community
12:58 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Mount Washington CDC Plans Four More Miles Of Woodland Trails

MAP: The proposed trail section would connect “Hike 1” and “Hike 2” as shown in the Emerald View Park trail map.

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Community
7:56 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Mount Washington Developer Aims to Preserve a Slice of Civil War History

An illustration depicting the effort to build defenseworks in Pittsburgh during the Civil War..
Artist unknown Published in "A Century of Saving Dollars" in 1955.

On Mount Washington, in the woods between Fingal and Greenleaf streets, there’s a mound of dirt that’s been getting a lot of attention lately.

It’s about a hundred feet across and was created during the summer of 1863, as Confederate troops were heading to Gettysburg.

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Community
3:30 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

National Park Service Helping to Improve Emerald View Park

The woodland areas of Emerald View Park in Mt. Washington have been transformed from a mined-out dump site to a functional network of trails over the eight years since the park was created through a unanimous City Council vote.

Now, the park is getting another facelift, with the help of the National Park Service, or NPS.

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