Franklin Park to See Renovations


Franklin Park's 99 Year Old Cross-Country course will be seeing some renovations starting this summer. There is no official word from the City of Boston, but  this could force changes in the Massachusetts State Cross-Country schedule. More information to follow, read more on below.


Those who enjoy Franklin Park could soon see some renovations coming to their beloved neighborhood park. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department held a public meeting Monday night, to highlight changes it will make to the park’s entrances, cross country track, and walkways.

“They’ve [consultants with the Parks Department] inventoried conditions in the park and now we want to open it up to the community to see what their inventory is,” said Margaret Dyson, director of Historic Parks for the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.

  The department has approximately $300,000 in this year’s Capital Budget to spend on the renovations, and many who attended Monday’s meeting at the Franklin Park Clubhouse were eager to see the much-needed upgrades to their park..

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