Point State Park

Point Park (locally known as The Point) is a  park on 36 acres (150,000 m2) in Downtown PittsburghAllegheny CountyPennsylvania, USA, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, forming the Ohio River.

Built on land acquired via eminent domain from industrial enterprises in the 1950s, the park opened in August 1974 when was completed on its iconic fountain.

settled on the current after rejecting an alternative plan for a Point Park Civic Center designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

The park also includes the outlines and remains of two of the oldest structures in , Fort Pitt and Fort Duquesne.

The Fort Pitt Museum, housed in the Monongahela Bastion of Fort Pitt, commemorates the French and Indian  (1754–63), in which the area soon to become was a major battlefield.

It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960 for its role in the strategic struggles between Native Americans, French colonists, and colonists, for control of the watershed.