By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Olympia Park Shelter House on Mt. Washington is undergoing a major renovation.READ MORE: Former Jail Guard Accused Of Violating Inmate’s Civil Rights
The city of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works has awarded a design contract for the overhaul.
Landmarks SGA will lead the redesign.READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Blaze At Armstrong Co. Assisted Living Facility
The work is expected to take three to four months.
Construction should begin in August and wrap up next winter.
Neighbors to the park in Mt. Washington and Duquesne Heights contributed ideas for what the shelter’s redesign should feature.MORE NEWS: Edinboro Student Hospitalized After Being Stabbed In The Head
Some of those details include a large gathering space, multi-purpose rooms, a concession stand and a full exterior renovation that will keep the shelter’s historic character.