Emerald Necklace Greenway
|Once upon a time you could walk from the Charles River to Franklin Park along a continuous linear park...Not today...As we approach the new century it is time to reconnect the Emerald Necklace.|
|This map shows existing breaks in the Emerald Necklace Greenway, with pointers to suggestions for their remediation.|
|In January, 2003, Rizzo Associates presented the first steps toward a masterplan for the Arborway section of the Emerald Necklace, from Kelly Circle at Jamaica Pond to Shea Circle at the edge of Franklin Park.|
|In October 2000, the first bikelanes in Boston were painted on Perkins St. in Jamaica Plain were it crosses and parallels the Emerald Necklace.|
|The Emerald Necklace Greenway poster is a work of art by Paul Normandia, with advocacy information on the back side.|
|Both the National Park Service Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline and the Boston Park Rangers lead informative tours of portions of the Emerald Necklace.|
| 1999: On September 19 on the reclaimed parkland
in front of the Landmark Center on Park Drive in Boston.
2001: On May 13 by the Francis Parkman monument and along Francis Parkman Drive behind Jamaica Pond in Boston.
|Here are some of the other groups which are working to improve the Emerald Necklace.|
|Last updated April 24, 2006 by Doug Mink|