Category: trashed vacant lot

  • Shovels in the dirt

    Groundbreaking for Mary Soo Hoo Park, Boston MA. Photo by Malcolm Davol.  

  • Groundbreaking ceremony for Mary Soo Hoo Park 7/15

    From the Mayor’s office, an invitation to groundbreaking for the new park is copied below. We’ve been taking lots of photos and posting on the kids’ Flickr Stream here. Mayor Thomas M. Menino & the Boston Redevelopment Authority invite you to attend a groundbreaking for Mary Soo Hoo Park Friday, July 15th, 2011 3:00 PM at the Chinatown…

  • Tending a vacant lot

    We live near a narrow, fenced-in, overgrown lot in the heart of downtown Boston. A section of the chain link fence regularly collapses onto the sidewalk, allowing you to walk inside. Under the shrubs, you can see how the lot has absorbed bottles, takeout containers, and illegally dumped restaurant grease for years. (On a recent…