Paul Riis Structures – South Park Site Visit

Paul Riis Structures – South Park Site Visit

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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As Scheduled
Anne Oyler

Paul Riis was a Swiss-born landscape architect who served as the first director of Allegheny County Parks from 1928 to 1932. He designed numerous nature-inspired features in both North Park and South Park.

Anne Oyler, who coordinates the Paul Riis Legacy Preservation Volunteers, will tell us about the history and restoration processes related to these beautiful landscape installations. Please visit for more information about the sites.

The walking and driving tour will visit several of the South Park installations. The starting point is The Cascades, near the Oliver Miller Homestead and other locations will follow.

Light refreshments are available. Free of charge.

RSVP by August 25 to Nancy Carlson, Swiss Committee


Swiss Nationality Room Committee

Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Program / UCIS

Paul Riis Legacy Preservation Volunteers

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1 Stone Manse Drive, South Park Township, PA 15219 (parking lot)
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Cultural Event
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