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Village Park In The News

Point Park University held the opening of its new outdoor space named Village Park on September 14, 2011.  Below you can read the news coverage of that event.

Point Park to unveil 'village' green
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ; September 14, 2011
Student, faculty, staff and local leaders gather to celebrate the opening of Village Park.

Downtown Urban Park now open at Point Park University's Academic Village
Pop City Media ; September 14, 2011
Point Park University opens a brand new park in downtown Pittsburgh.

Restaurant one highlight of new Downtown park
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ; September 14, 2011
Osteria "101" is expected to open March 1 in the restaurant space built into Point Park University's Village Park. 

Point Park Opens New Urban Park To “Rejuvenate” Downtown” 
Essential Public Radio; September 14, 2011
In addition to the park, the University also renovated the building bordering the park to the south with a PPG glass stair tower and a water feature below.

Point Park Developing New Park For Students
CBS Pittsburgh; September 14, 2011
Jim Lokay of KDKA TV reporting on the opening of Village Park.

Green space a natural fit
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; September 15, 2011
Point Park’s green space is the newest feature in the campus's efforts to redefine its Downtown landscape.

Point Park University Unveils New Village Park
WTAE-TV; September 14, 2011
Coverage of the Village Park opening by WTAE-TV.