Aerial Photos 2010
Enjoy a birds-eye view of the construction progress.
Friends and Family Event Fall 2010
Friends of The Children's Institute gather at the Ligonier family home of landscape architect Christine Astorino and architect Lou Astorino, Jr. to learn more about The Nimick Family Therapeutic Garden.
Excitement builds as the first stage of construction begins in August 2010 and continues through Fall.
Garden Dedication Event
Groundbreaking Ceremony Spring 2010
On Thursday, April 22, 2010, The Children's Institute hosted a private groundbreaking for friends and family of Florence and Tommy Nimick. This event marked the official start of the garden. Because the groundbreaking took place on Earth Day, the ceremony included the planting of two dogwood trees— a favorite of the Nimick family.
Sculptor Albert Guibara Summer 2010
San Francisco sculptor and landscape architect Christine Astorino meets in Piitsburgh with Nimick Forbesway Foundation representative, Kit Nimick.
Shady Avenue Before
Soon there will be a new view of Shady Avenue.