Moakley Park Vision Plan
The City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department is working in partnership with the Environment Department. We're creating a comprehensive, long-term plan. Our goal is to balance recreational needs and community gathering spaces. We want to protect against climate-change impacts, such as flooding from increased rainfall and sea-level rise. Our first stop in the vision process is reaching out to you. Let us know what your vision is for Moakley Park by attending a meeting or filling out the survey.
- Project status: Planning
- Vision Plan Development Budget: $210,000
- Project features: Climate resilient design integrating sport facilities, passive uses, and children's play.
- Consultant: Stoss Landscape Urbanism
- Contractor: To be determined
Moakley Park Vision Plan Open House
Boston Parks and Recreation is hosting a Moakley Park Vision Plan Open House on Thursday, March 21 to get introduced to the plan.
We place information on upcoming and previous meetings in the public notices section of Boston.gov. We'll update this page with new meeting information as it becomes available.
- Moakley Park Vision Plan Open House (March 31, 2019): 6:30 p.m., Iron Workers Local 7 Union
- DISCOVER Moakley (September 29, 2018): 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; 7 - 9 p.m., Moakley Park and Carson Beach
- Moakley Park Vision Plan Community Meeting #2 (July 19, 2018) - 5 p.m., Tierney Learning Center, South Boston
- Moakley Park Vision Plan Community Meeting #1 (RESCHEDULED - April 11, 2018) - 6:30 p.m., Tierney Learning Center, South Boston
The Joe Moakley Park Ideas Competition offered innovative visions for Moakley Park. These designs aimed to make the most of its size and location. Aside from providing equal access to recreational and cultural opportunities, they also introduced ideas that help the park adapt in the face of climate change.
Design team presentations: