Boston Sights

Christopher Columbus Park (Waterfront Park)

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Published 07/13/2016

Fodor's Review

It's a short stroll from the Financial District to a view of Boston Harbor. This green space bordering the harbor and several of Boston's restored wharves is a pleasant oasis with benches and an arborlike shelter. Lewis Wharf and Commercial Wharf (north of the park), which long lay nearly derelict, had by the mid-1970s been transformed into condominiums, offices, restaurants, and upscale shops. Long Wharf's Marriott hotel was designed to blend in with the old seaside warehouses. There are sprinklers, a playground, and even free Wi-Fi. In September the park is home to the Boston Arts Festival.

Sight Information

Address:

Bordered by Atlantic Ave., Commercial Wharf, and Long Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts, 02110, USA

Website: www.foccp.org

Published 07/13/2016

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