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Olmsted Park Landscape Restoration

Last updated: 7/17/17

Olmsted Park Landscape Restoration

| Park Established 1890 |

Landscape rehabilitation including woodlands restoration, stair stabilization, and landscape improvements.

A photo of Olmsted Park in Jamaica Plain

The landscape rehabilitation project within the Emerald Necklace's Olmsted Park in the upland area around Ward's Pond and Nickerson Hill will address several historic staircases, vegetation rehabilitation, pathway and trail improvements.

The work shall be consistent with the Secretary of Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties Guidelines for the Treatment of Cultural Landscapes, Boston Landmarks Commission Standards and Criteria and the Emerald Necklace Master Plan.

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

Margaret Dyson
margaret.dyson@boston.gov
617-635-4505

Project information
  • Project status: Design
  • Construction budget: $ 575,000
  • Project features: Natural area, passive use
  • Consultant: Pressley Associates, Inc.

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