Thursday, September 24, 2009
The leaders of the G20 begin their summit in Pittsburgh this evening, not at the Convention Center, but rather with a tour and a working dinner at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden. It’s the “greenest” in terms of energy and building efficiency, public garden in the country. When President Obama and the other leaders arrive, they are likely to enter through the glass-domed Welcome Center. That’s where DUQ’s Kevin Gavin met up recently with Phipps’ Executive Director Richard Piacentini for a tour.
Listen to the interview.