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Coining the Term: Parkway

| View from the Jamaicaway

From: Genius of Place by Justin Martin (Recommended Reading)

«The original plan for Prospect Park (and the Emerald Necklace) called for a series of roads that would tie together various green spaces in the metropolitan area. To describe this novel concept, Mr. Olmsted and Calvert Vaux had even coined a term: parkway.»

Thus Boston’s Emerald Necklace: Arborway – Fenway – Riverway – Jamaicaway

From The Fenway News

In his column Clydesides, the late Clyde Whalen asks:
“Why do we drive on a parkway and park in a driveway ?”

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