Park Projects

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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.
  • Clarendon Avenue Playground: The playground will undergo targeted repairs and equipment upgrades to improve play conditions for and the safety of its users.
  • Graham and Parks School:  The playground will undergo repair and maintenance work to improve play conditions for and the safety of its users.
  • Harvard Square Kiosk and Plaza Working Group: 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.
  • Rogers Street Park: The City is developing a new open space in eastern Cambridge located on Rogers Street between 2nd Street and 3rd Street.
  • Triangle Park: The City is developing a new open space in eastern Cambridge located between First Street, Binney Street, and Edwin H. Land Boulevard.

Completed Projects

  • Amigos School Play Area: In 2018, the City completed a renovation of the play area at the Amigos School in Cambridgeport.
  • Morse School Outdoor Play Spaces: In 2019, the City completed a renovation of the play area at the Morse School in Cambridgeport.
  • Cambridge Common: This project renovated the Cambridge Common and built a multi-use path alongside Flagstaff Park on Massachusetts Avenue. Work was competed during 2016.
  • Cambridgeport School Playground: The City completed a renovation of the playground at the Cambridgeport School, located on Elm Street in the Port neighborhood, in 2016.
  • Eastern Cambridge/Kendall Square Open Space Study: The City, through the Community Development Department conducted a public process to explore ways to integrate four open space parcels into the existing open space system in Kendall Square and eastern Cambridge.
  • Elm and Hampshire Plaza: A comprehensive renovation of Elm and Hampshire Plaza in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood was completed in 2015. The new plaza features improved seating areas, a Little Lending Library, a new spinning and climbing play feature, and musical dance chimes.
  • Haggerty School Playground: Renovations were completed in 2015 to the playground at the Haggerty School, located along Cushing Street in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood.
  • Hurley Street Park: The City recently completed a comprehensive renovation of Hurley Street Park in 2015. Hurley Street Park is an approximately 0.3 acre park located on Hurley Street in East Cambridge and features swings, waterplay, a variety of seating areas, and a new community garden.
  • 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 Agassiz neighborhood.