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Duquesne Breaks Ground on Forbes Avenue Development

Duquesne University President Charles Dougherty will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new multi-purpose recreation center, the first phase of the University’s mixed development project on Forbes Avenue. The upper levels of the building will house fitness activities, locker rooms and a ballroom. Barnes and Noble Booksellers and a restaurant are slated for the street level.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 14, 10 a.m.

WHERE: The 1000 Block of Forbes Avenue (between Chatham Square and Magee Street)

*Note: Media may park on Forbes Avenue or in Duquesne’s Forbes surface lot at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Magee Street (please identify yourself as a member of the media to the Parking attendant).

Contacts: Bridget Fare, 412.396.6052 or 412.370.9692
Karen Ferrick-Roman, 412.396.1154 or 412.361.1877
Rose Ravasio, 412.396.6051 or 412.818.0234

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