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Project Name

Gore Street Community Garden

Project Parcels

1000468000

6 8 GORE ST
Owner:
Other
2,548sqft
Project Images

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Neighborhood
Jamaica Plain
Councilor
Bok
Property Size
2,548 sq/ft

Developer

Mission Hill Health Movement

Project Goals

The Public Facilities Commission voted in September 2020 to sell this land to Mission Hill Health Movement, Inc. ("MHHM"), to develop this vacant land parcel for the purpose of a community garden. MHHM intends to create eighteen (18) gardening spots which will consist of the following mix: three (3) wheelchair accessible gardening spots, three (3) raised garden beds, and twelve (12) low raised beds. The garden will also include fencing, education space, benches, a rain garden and a tool shed.

Timeline

Winter 2017

Community Feedback

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

Spring 2017

Developer Selection

We’ll release a Request for Proposals and select a developer for this site.

Mar 17, 2017

Request for Proposals (RFP) Opened for Bidding

Summer 2018

City Planning

We're working with the developer on the final design, budget, and financing.
Feb 01 2021
A water connection has already been installed, and construction will begin in early spring 2021, with an expected completion date of October 2021
Shani Fletcher | Project Manager
Spring 2021

Under Construction

Construction is underway. For further information on road closures and parking impact, contact the Project Manager.

Nov 03 2021
Gore Street construction is underway, with a completion date expected of December 1, 2021.
Shani Fletcher | Project Manager
Fall 2021

Project Complete

This project is ready for use.

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