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Moakley Park Vision Plan

Last updated: 9/22/17

Moakley Park Vision Plan

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Develop a comprehensive Vision Plan addressing recreational needs, park opportunities, and coastal and storm water flooding concerns.

A photo of Joe Moakley Park in South Boston

A Vision Plan for Moakley Park will begin in 2017. This study will evaluate the entire park, all structures (including buildings), and infrastructure to assess future park renovations and climate resiliency potential.

Project location:
Moakley Park
1005 Columbia Street
South Boston
Project contact:
Project Information:
  • Project status: Planning
  • Vision Plan Development Budget: $210,000
  • Project features: Climate resilient design integrating sport facilities, passive uses, and children's play.
  • Consultant: To be determined
  • Contractor: To be determined

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Moakley Park Ideas Competition 2016

Moakley Park Aerial
The Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA) with support from Boston Harbor Now, hosted the Moakley Park Ideas Competition from September 14-27, 2016. The competition was a call for designers to initiate a dialogue and spur thinking about the design potential of one of the City’s largest waterfront parks.

The Joe Moakley Park Ideas Competition brought forward innovative visions for Moakley Park that make the most of its size and location to provide equitable access to outstanding recreational and cultural opportunities while introducing ideas that demonstrate adaptability and resilience in the face of climate change. 

Moakley Ideas Competition Presentation

Learn more about the Ideas in related documents section below:

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