Improvements to Medal of Honor Park
Medal of Honor Park is a well-loved historic park in the City Point neighborhood of South Boston.
In 1897, the park historically known as Independence Square was set aside by the City of Boston for public open space. In 1981, the first memorial honoring Vietnam Veterans in the nation was constructed at Medal of Honor Park. Each September a ceremony to rededicate the memorial is held.
2016 park renovation included improvements to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial plaza, ornamental fencing along East Broadway inspired by Victorian era fence removed in 1899, new play equipment, water play, site furnishings, lawn improvements, pathway and infrastructure upgrades.
2021 park renovation includes addition to play equipment for ages 2 through 5, safety surfacing, site furnishing, landscaping and upgrades to splash pad drainage.
Final design, construction starting May 2021!