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GATEWAY TO THE FUTURE
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is working to reinvigorate Frick, Highland, Schenley and Riverview Parks. Among its first priorities was restoration of the Frick Park Gate House. Eden Hall Foundation also gave a grant for planning and landscape research.
OH REALLY, O’REILLY
Pittsburgh Public Theater recently moved to its new home, The OReilly Theatre in the citys Cultural District. Eden Hall Foundation actively supports the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and its mission to bring this state-of-the-art facility to the citys center. The OReilly, a creation of famed architect Michael Graves, houses an impressive collection of backstage craft studios, including a costume design shop.
THE LEGACY OF LIBRARIES
Libraries are our inheritance, our legacy passed from one generation to the next. Support for public and community libraries remains important to Eden Hall Foundation. Throughout the years Eden Hall Foundation has generously supported the Butler Area Public Library, Ligonier Valley Library, Northland Public Library and many others throughout southwestern Pennsylvania to guarantee free and unrestricted access to books and information.
GATEWAY TO THE PAST
Fort Ligonier stands as a tribute to our nations founding fathers and the French and Indian War fought in this area during the 1760s. The restoration and expansion of Fort Ligonier affords students of history with an opportunity to examine and see a restored fort and museum.
CARNEGIE MUSEUM DINOSAUR HALL
The Carnegie Museum of natural Historys expansion of Dinosaur Hall will enable the public to experience the museums world-class collection of dinosaur fossils in lifelike settings. The expansion will transform the existing Dinosaur Hall into a place much like the era in which these creatures lived and died. Dinosaurs will be presented as once living creatures that were part of many complex land ecosystems. Dinosaurs in Their World will provide Pittsburgh and our region with the first large-scale display of this type.