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Project Name

95R Thornton Street

Project Parcels


City of Boston - DND
Project Images
Fernandes Anderson
Property Size
29,087 sq/ft


To Be Decided

Project Goals

This project consists of a 29,087 square foot parcel in the Highland Park area of Roxbury. This parcel is currently in use as a community garden, urban farm, and public open space. MOH is exploring the the long term preservation of this site. MOH is accepting public comments about the future use of this site until Friday, May 3rd. Please send comments to or utilize the form at the bottom of this webpage. Thank you!


Spring 2017

Community Feedback

We’re meeting with community members to gather feedback on plans for the site.

Apr 10 2024
95R Thornton Street Virtual Community Meeting

Thank you to the many community members who joined us to discuss the future of 95R Thornton Street. Thank you to the Highland Park Project Review Committee for co-hosting the meeting. Attendees suppor ted use of the site as a urban farm, community garden, and community gathering space. Attendees also expressed support for educational programming that creates opportunities for intergenerational connections. There was discussion of the possibility of making the land available via a long term lease instead of sale. MOH is looking into this option. Please send any other feedback to by Friday, May 3rd.

Apr 18 2024
Thank you to those who attended the community meeting on April 10th! Please share any additional feedback about the future of this site to  by Friday, May 3rd.
Theresa Strachila | Project Manager

Developer Selection

Predicted Date: Fall 2024

City Planning

Predicted Date: Fall 2024

Under Construction

Predicted Date: To Be Determined

Project Complete

Predicted Date: To Be Determined
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