Parks Construction & Renovation Projects

This page provides information on some current park projects or recently completed projects, including renovations and restorations, as well as new development. Many projects include an opportunity for public input and comment at public design review meetings, which will be listed on the Town’s meeting calendar. For further information on current and recent past projects, or to become involved or be added to our mailing list for a particular project, please call our Senior Landscape Architect at 617-264-6490. For information on future projects and capital improvements, please call the Parks and Open Space Division at 617-879-5650. Please select a link below to learn more about a particular park project and current updates.

Current Park Projects:

Recently Completed Park Projects:

Larz Anderson Lagoon Structures ProjectBrookline Reservoir Park
John E. Murphy Playground
Fisher Hill Reservoir Park
Margaret Robinson Playground
Harry Downes Playground and Field
Cypress Playground/Athletic Field
Brookline Avenue Playground
Muddy River Restoration ProjectEmerson Garden



Bidding Opportunities

Children's Reading Garden - Public Library of Brookline


Construct “Reading Garden” including 6-ft temporary construction fence to protect work area; site preparation and removal of existing  grass and soil to create new profile for: concrete unit pavers, poured in place concrete edging for bench pads, poured in place concrete walkway; air spading of existing Tulip Tree roots  to prepare concrete unit paver base; protection of existing lawn area as necessary to protect tree roots; miscellaneous relocation of directly adjacent shrubs in planting bed; relocate existing sculpture piece on new concrete base; construct  unit paver patio, concrete band for bench mounting, concrete walkway; loam and seed to transition new work back to existing; and other work as noted on the drawings required  to complete the overall project as detailed in the drawings  titled: The Public Library of Brookline-Children's Reading Room Garden, dated April 13, 2021.  

Contact Scott Landgren, Senior Landscape Architect at slandgren@brooklinema.gov. Proposals are due May 11, 2021 at 11:30 AM.