Hurley Street Park

Hurley Street Park

The City of Cambridge is planning a comprehensive renovation of Hurley Street Park.  Hurley Street Park is an approximately 0.3 acre park located on Hurley Street in East Cambridge and currently features swings, a small waterplay area, and a variety of features geared towards younger children.  Please check back on this webpage for updates, materials and additional information.


Summer 2015

Park improvements are underway at Hurley Street Park.

Work Completed

site utilities and drainage, installation of large and small play structures, toddler sand and water play, seating walls, raised stage, and group basket swing.

Work in Progress and Remaining

site seating, water play splash pad, rubber safety surfacing, asphalt paths, concrete sidewalks, swing benches with arbor, fencing and gates, raised garden planters and storage shed, sod, plant material, and time to allow site landscaping to become established.

The park is anticipated to open late summer 2015 (pending weather conditions).

Fall 2014

Park improvements are expected to begin this fall. Please check the DPW page for updates.

For information related to construction, please contact Tracy Dwyer, tdwyer@cambridgema.gov, at 617/349-4826, or Jane Demoulas, jdemoulas@cambridgema.gov, 617/349-4871.

Community Meeting - May 27, 2014

A community meeting was held on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 6:00 P. M. at the Kennedy Longfellow School cafeteria.  The meeting was an opportunity to see and discuss a concept plan for the renovated park.

Community Meeting - April 17, 2014

A community meeting to discuss renovations to Hurley Street Park was held on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:00 P. M. at the Kennedy Longfellow School cafeteria, 158 Spring Street. 

For more information please contact Taha Jennings at 617/349-4302 or by email at tjennings@cambridgema.gov

Community Meeting - February 13, 2014

A community meeting regarding the renovation of Hurley Street Park was held on February 13, 2014 at 6:00 P. M. Discussion focused on the park renovation process and included an opportunity for the public to share thoughts on Hurley Street Park.

 

 

Project Schedule

Last fall, crews completed all the demolition and utility work within the park. In the next few months, crews will install the new play and park equipment, and reconstruct the pathways and sidewalk on Hurley St. Please note that all work is weather dependent. We expect the park to reopen in late summer.

We will continue to provide updates as the construction progresses.

What to Expect during Renovations

The park will continue to be closed to all users during renovations. No Parking signs will be posted along Hurley St; please be sure to check dates and times. Work hours will be 7 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday.

The City of Cambridge is planning a comprehensive renovation of Hurley Street Park. Hurley Street Park is an approximately 0.3 acre park located on Hurley Street in East Cambridge and currently features swings, a small waterplay area, and a variety of features geared towards younger children.

Park improvements throughout the city are also guided by the goals of Healthy Parks and Playgrounds Initiative.

The renovated park will include:

  • Refurbished playground
  • Water and sand play area
  • Water sprinklers
  • Tables and seating with umbrellas
  • New community garden (raised beds)
  • Improved lighting
  • Swing benches
  • New art fence
  • Reconstructed park pathways and sidewalk on Hurley St
  • Emergency phone and message board

For more information, please contact Tracy Dwyer at tdwyer@cambridgema.gov or 617/349-4826, or Jane Demoulas at jdemoulas@cambridgema.gov or 617/349-4871.