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Improvements to Copley Square Park

| Established 1883 |

Copley Square Park is located in the heart of Back Bay. For many years, Copley has been a gathering place for Boston residents and visitors.

Copley Square Park

Also known as “Art Square,” Copley is flanked by historically and culturally significant buildings. Copley Square hosts:

  • Boston’s First Night festival
  • the Boston Marathon
  • weekly farmers markets, and
  • numerous other events.

The park has a fountain and stage, a plaza, gardens, and lawn areas. There are also a number of memorials located throughout the square, as well as passive seating areas.

Still have questions? Contact:
Parks and Recreation
1010 Massachusetts Avenue
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Project Location:
Copley Square Park
560 Boylston Street
Back Bay
Project Contact:
Project Information:
  • Project status: Design
  • Project features: Memorial, Passive use, Fountain
  • Project budget: To be determined (Budget not finalized; looking at a range of costs)
  • Consultant: Sasaki
  • Contractor: To be determined

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