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Improvements to Downer Avenue Park

Last updated: 6/1/17

Improvements to Downer Avenue Park

| Park Established 1972 |

Overall park and play lot renovation to include basketball court, playground, pathway, infrastructure upgrades, and possible water spray feature.

Downer Avenue Park

Downer Avenue Park is a quiet, neighborhood gem on the southwest side of Jones Hill, adjacent to the Hancock Street Steps. Current park features include play equipment, court space and lawns. 

Still have questions? Contact:
Parks and Recreation
1010 Massachusetts Avenue
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
United States
Project location:
Downer Avenue Playground
40 Downer Avenue
Dorchester
Project contact:

Michele Folts
michele.folts@boston.gov
617-635-4505

Project information:
  • Project status: Design
  • Construction budget: $910,000
  • Project features: Playground, passive use and the possibilities for a multi-use court, water play and dog-friendly area.
  • Consultant: Ground, Inc.
  • Contractor: To Be Determined

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