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Recreation

Horatio Harris Park

Horatio Harris Park

Horatio Harris Park is a passive open space located in a dense historic Roxbury neighborhood. Originally designed by the Olmsted Brothers, the park is characterized by pastoral puddingstone outcroppings, mature shade trees, gently sloping lawns and Roxbury puddingstone walls at the park’s perimeter. Our design included the replacement of aged and deteriorating pedestrian walkways with..
Buttonwood Park North Woods Trail

Buttonwood Park North Woods Trail

Buttonwood Park was designed by Charles Eliot, an employee at the office of Frederick Law Olmsted who also designed Boston’s Emerald Necklace and Central Park located in New York City. RDLA was retained by the Friends of Buttonwood Park to develop a Master Plan for a new trail system in the North Woods section of..
Grove Hall Promenade

Grove Hall Promenade

The underutilized pocket park at Grove Hall has been reimagined with the help of the community, to create a vibrant, safe, and fun space for the neighborhood to enjoy. A promenade lies at the heart of the design, providing a pedestrian connection between the busy commercial street of Blue Hill Avenue with the municipal parking..
Tafthill Terrace

Tafthill Terrace

THE project This intimate pocket park and pedestrian walkway serves as a link from Roslindale Village to a municipal parking lot. Located on a side street off the square, the pocket park affords visitors a commanding view of Adams Park and the downtown. The accessible walkway and ramp provide a safe and pleasant connection from the..
Shannon Beach Bathhouse

Shannon Beach Bathhouse

RDLA was hired to design improvements for a new bathhouse at Shannon Beach. THE SOLUTION Shannon Beach is located along the Mystic River Reservation in Winchester, MA and serves the community as a popular freshwater swimming lake. RDLA has regraded the landscape to incorporate boardwalks and access to the new bath house within the public..
Larz Anderson Park

Larz Anderson Park

Gallery Larz anderson park Larz Anderson Park is located in Brookline, MA and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Isabel Anderson left the estate to the Town of Brookline in 1948 and only a few years later the mansion became damaged beyond affordable repair and was torn down. Today the Carriage House and..
South Street Mall

South Street Mall

SOUTH STREET MALL is an award winning park project that it features a pocket park with four season planting, decorative paving and serpentine fence and seat wall. THE project This pocket park centrally located in Jamaica Plain includes granite seat walls, plant beds, benches, courts and lighting. The design features a purple curvilinear chain link fence..