WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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A Landmark in the Making Other Greenway Parks Beyond Carousel Park n CHINATOWN PARK ~ at Surface Road and Beach Street. Gardens, architecture, and fountains reflect the Asian culture of the neighborhood. n DEWEY SQUARE PARK ~ between Congress Street and Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue. Seasonal farmer's market, lawn games, and special events take place on the large lawn and urban plaza. n FORT POINT CHANNEL PARKS ~ between Oliver Street and Congress Street and Atlantic Avenue.Vistas of the Fort Point Channel and Boston Harbor as well as stunning gardens offer a gateway to the Seaport and Financial Districts. n WHARF DISTRICT PARKS ~ between Atlantic Avenue and High Street. The Rings Fountain, colorful light displays, and an interactive sculpture signal Boston's maritime history. n NORTH END PARKS ~ between New Sudbury Street and North Street. Dubbed the "front porch" of the North End neighborhood, the parks include fountains, Rose Kennedy Greenway Carousel formal gardens, café seating, and lawns. After an extensive search, the Conservancy found a nationally recog- many vibrant colors and intricate shading. The two men's masterpieces nized carousel designer and sculptor in its own backyard. Newburyport are life-like yet fanciful, comfortable yet fully functional. The carousel's artist Jeff Briggs used the children's drawings as muses for sculpting programmable, interactive sound system and LED theatrical light dis- characters from the air, land, and sea of Boston Harbor instead of the play enhance the excitement of riding on any of the characters. horses that typically ride on carousels. This 25-year veteran of carousel Greenway Carousel Park is located within the Greenway's 15-acre, making carefully blended the students' creative visions with meticulous one-and-a-half mile ribbon of contemporary and distinctive urban details gleaned from multiple photographs. Haverhill artist William parks. It sits across from the Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Rogers relied on the same sources to bring each of Briggs' sculptures to life. Rogers painted by hand, with airbrushes and with sponges, using Mission The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 3 The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is a private, nonprofit corporation dedicated to raising broad-based support to ensure standards of excellence in the design, sustainability, and use of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. 120 The Conservancy's Jesse Brackenbury and son at the Greenway Food Festival

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