Tag Archives: PNC Park

Saving The Banks

An article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution highlights the drain on public funds of mixed-use development near the new stadiums in Cincinnati. But perhaps in an effort to tell a cautionary tale, the AJC missed a couple much more encouraging stories from other cities that have combined publicly-funded stadiums with new development. Continue reading

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Hangin’ with Coach

Principal David Greusel gets to spend a moment with Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle in the friendly confines of PNC Park. Continue reading

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Pittsburgh and its ballpark: an appreciation

Wonderful blog post here by Esquire Magazine writer Charles P. Pierce on the joys of walking to the ball game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Continue reading

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Guest blog: “Why I sometimes like baseball”

When I sit in the stands and see a breathtaking view of the city of Pittsburgh, a city I know and love, I feel at home. When Andrew McCutchen hits a home run, no matter how little I care about baseball at every other moment, I stand to my feet and cheer. And I don’t think about what every one else is thinking. I don’t worry about how stupid I look, or if they will somehow, out of all the people there, zoom in on me and show me on the big screen. I just cheer. Continue reading

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Radio friends

While in Pittsburgh to lead a tour of PNC Park, Convergence Design founding principal David Greusel was able to connect with his friends John and Kathy of WORD FM radio. Continue reading

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Momentary fame

As brief moments of fame go, this one was even briefer than most.
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Designer tour of PNC Park

Hard to believe that in its 11 years of existence, PNC Park has never hosted a formal tour led by lead designer David Greusel. That condition was finally remedied on August 27, 2012, when Greusel led a group of 55 business leaders on a tour of the ballpark hosted by ServingLeaders, a Pittsburgh based nonprofit that seeks to equip business and nonprofit leadership. Continue reading

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