The Boston Common Master Plan was released to the public on October 12, 2022. The unveiling was held at the historic Parkman Bandstand, featuring remarks from Mayor Michelle Wu, Mariama White-Hammond, City of Boston Chief of Energy, Environment and Open Space, Ryan Woods, Commissioner, Boston Parks and Recreation, and Liz Vizza, President, Friends of the Public Garden. The planning process incorporated community input to create a roadmap that prioritizes accessibility, resiliency, and inclusivity while also honoring the park’s history and operational needs.

Read the Executive Summary and full Report Draft here.

We encourage everyone to express your opinion during the 45-day public comment period ending on November 30. Let the City know your thoughts on priority action items and details of the plan to help shape the early implementation of the Master Plan. Submit your comments here.

For more information about the plan, disability access, or language interpretation, please contact Nate Frazee at or at 617-961-3167.

Read more in the Boston Globe.