Parks and public places are for everyone. Frederick Law Olmsted — reformer, writer, Boston transplant and America’s first landscape architect — is about to turn 200. Olmsted Now, Greater Boston’s Olmsted Bicentennial, is an invitation to actively shape a more equitable, verdant and vibrant city. Show up. Be seen. Share your story.
“Come together and be seen”
Parks as Centers for Many Kinds of Magic
The second of a three-part conversation between Ted Landsmark and Karen Mauney-Brodek
How can we equitably share the benefits of public places?
ENJOYING PARKS IN A PANDEMIC
Please take appropriate steps to protect your health and the health of others by following the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Brookline Parks and Open Space guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A marathon finish. A first kiss. Winter sledding. Summer concert. Protest, picnic, celebration, self-care. Parks and public places are made of common purpose and private moments. Share yours.
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