Almont Park to get $3.6 million overhaul

Alex Owens, Special to the Reporter
Oct. 22, 2010

Almont Park in Mattapan will see significant renovations beginning next year, residents were told in the a public meeting held on Wednesday evening at the Mattahunt School.

About twenty people attended the meeting, which included representatives of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department is in the planning stages of a $3.6 million investment to renovation in the park. With a layout planned by CBA Landscape Architects, the park will add several new features including new tennis courts, playgrounds and a brand new AstroTurf football field, which will serve as the home field for the Mattapan Patriots.

The funding will be provided from the city's capital budget, according to City Councillor Rob Consalvo, who attended the meeting, along with City Councillor Charles Yancey, State Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry and other representatives from city and state offices.


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