The Lawn on D, one of Boston’s beloved public spaces, was the subject of a recent Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) article. “Playdate on D Street” explores the innovative approach to park design that has helped launch the Lawn on D into “the realm of urban cool.”
Originally designed as a low-budget, temporary public space that would be an entrance to the Boston Convention and Exposition Center (BCEC), the Lawn on D has persisted for over three years. Its youthful programming, engaging design, and most recently, corporate sponsorship have made the park financially feasible and perennially popular.
Comparing the Lawn on D to a playground for adults, the article predicts that the Lawn on D’s spunky, youthful design will “have a profound effect on the next generation of urban parks.”
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