Park Projects

New park in Riverside

Current Projects

Learn about park planning, design or construction projects that are currently underway:

  • Binney Street Park: The City will be constructing a new open space in eastern Cambridge located on Binney Street, between Galileo Galilei Way and the Grand Junction Railway Corridor.
  • Clement Morgan Park and Paolillo Tot Lot: As a part of the Port Infrastructure Improvements Project, the City will be making improvements to Clement Morgan Park and the Paolillo Tot Lot. 
  • Danehy Park Connector / New Street Path: The Danehy Park Connector / New Street Path is a proposed multi-use path between Concord Avenue and Danehy Park. 
  • Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza: In 2017, the City established a Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza Working Group, composed of residents, business and property owners, representatives from local institutions, and urban design experts, to create a vision for the future use, operation, and governance of the Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza.
  • Gold Star Mothers Park Court Renovation: The City of Cambridge will be renovating the basketball court area at the Gold Star Mothers Park in East Cambridge.
  • Linear Park Redesign: the City of Cambridge is undertaking the redesign and reconstruction of Linear Park between the Russell Field Fieldhouse and the Cambridge-Somerville city line, just north of Mass Ave. 
  • Peabody School Playground: A community process will be conducted to discuss improvements to the Peabody School Playground.
  • Sennott Park: Beginning in late summer 2021, the City's contractor will begin working on-site to begin renovations to Sennott Park. Work will include comprehensive renovation of the playground, field area, water play area, walkways, fencing, and basketball courts.
  • Triangle Park: The City is developing a new open space in eastern Cambridge located between First Street, Binney Street, and Edwin H. Land Boulevard.

Recently Completed Projects

  • Amigos School Play Area: In 2018, the City completed a renovation of the play area at the Amigos School in Cambridgeport.
  • Clarendon Avenue Playground: The playground underwent targeted repairs and equipment upgrades to improve play conditions for and the safety of its users. This work was conducted in 2020 and completed in early 2021. 
  • Graham and Parks School:  The playground underwent undergo repair and maintenance work to improve play conditions for and the safety of its users in 2019. 
  • Morse School Outdoor Play Spaces: In 2019, the City completed a renovation of the play area at the Morse School in Cambridgeport.
  • Sacramento Field: The City completed a comprehensive renovation of the field and held a soft opening celebration in July 2018. The 1.2 acre neighborhood park is located off Sacramento Street in the Baldwin neighborhood.
  • Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. Park (formerly Rogers Street Park): The City recently completed construction of a new open space in eastern Cambridge located on Rogers Street between 2nd Street and 3rd Street.