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Improvements to Mary Hannon Playground

| Park Established 1940 |

Mary Hannon Phase II park renovation to include the playing field, lighting, passive space.

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Mary Hannon Playground in Dorchester was established as a park in 1940. The park is 1.97 acres and consists of a playground, basketball court, open plaza and a softball field. The upcoming renovations will look at improvements of the field part of the park as the playground, basketball court and plaza space were recent renovations were completed in 2017. The design process will include community outreach to evaluate what types of field programs are desired. Park improvements include:

  • field renovations and pathways
  • fitness equipment
  • passive areas
  • site furnishings
  • infrastructure, and
  • landscaping to complement the recently completed play area and courts on Dudley Street.
Project location:
Hannon Playground
621 Dudley Street
Project contact:
  • Project status: Design
  • Project features: Passive use, multi-use field
  • Consultant: BSC Group, Inc.
  • Contractor: To be determined
  • Construction budget: $730,000

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