Bus Trip - Landscape Architecture in Boston: From the Waterfront to the Emerald Necklace

“Was anything built in Boston, ever, more embraceably ours, more instantly loved by both the public and the professional designers, than the new park in Post Office Square?”  Image Credit: Ed Wonsek. Robert Campbell, Boston Globe architecture critic.

A landscape architecture walking/bus tour led by LA Professors Ethan Carr and Jack Ahern.

Saturday, April 11, 2020
8 am - 9 pm
Bus will leave from UMass Design Building

Cost $20 (Cash/Check payable to UMass, register in the Main Office DB210)  

Itinerary

8:00 am  Leave UMass, Design Building, Stockbridge Road entrance, 8 AM

9:30 am Drop off South Boston waterfront (seaport Blvd and Pier Four Blvd.  (walk waterfront, Fan Pier Park, Children’s Wharf Park > South Station – Rose Kennedy Greenway, Columbus Park,  North End.

Lunch at Faneuil Hall, (Bathrooms) walk to Boston Common, Public Garden, Comm Ave to Copley Square.

2:30 pm Bus Pick up Copley Square, to Museum of Fine Arts Huntington Ave entrance

3:30 pm Bus pick up at Brookline Ave at the Riverway to Arnold Arboretum/Arborway (main) entrance.  Walk through arboretum to Forest Hills 
Entrance walk arborway to Franklin Park

6:30 pm Bus pick up at Franklin Park – Golf House Parking Lot

6:45 pm depart for Amherst

8:30 – 9:00 pm  return to Umass

Note:  we will accommodate as many guests who meet us in Boston as possible with the bus.