Allegheny County works year round to reduce our ecological footprint. On April 22, stop by the Courthouse Courtyard, 12:00 noon-1:00 pm, to learn about what we’re doing & find out how you can help. Also check out our sustainability program, Allegheny Green.
Inc.: April 12, 1903, as borough & Jan. 1, 1922, as city. Area: 3 sq. mi. Pop.: 6,796. Created shortly after Crucible Steel acquired large tract along Mon River. Soon after, Carnegie Steel, which became U.S. Steel, built mill & coke facility, which became one of the world's largest.
The Pittsburgh 2030 District, which includes Downtown, the North Shore, and Lower Hill, is working to cut energy use, water use & transportation emissions by 50% by the year 2030 – and we’re making great strides! Learn more & read the inaugural progress report.
Pittsburgh has been designated as the first Live Well Allegheny community. Together, we can assist each other and foster sharing best practices among all Allegheny County communities to improve the total health of our County. Learn more & get involved.
Go Ape North Park is set in a gorgeous pine forest overlooking the park’s 63-acre lake. The course includes numerous rope ladders, 41 exciting crossings, 2 Tarzan swings and 5 zip lines. Get more information & book your adventure today!
Allegheny County is proud to join with more than 3.5 million workplaces around the nation in the 21st Annual Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day on April 24. Learn more.
The South Park Theatre’s 2014 season kicks off on April 24 & features 10 exciting productions, including “Much Ado About Nothing” and “Macbeth.” Check out the schedule & make your reservations today.