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Thanks to Frederick Law Olmstead, Boston's "Emerald Necklace" of parks is a living treasure.




Boston Common, one of the country's oldest public parks

Public Garden, the flowery formal counterpart to the Common

The "Emerald Necklace," Frederick Law Olmstead's system of parks and verdant thoroughfares

Arnold Arboretum, Boston's "living collection" of plants from around the world

—by Tom Brosnahan

Boston With Kids

Finding Your Way in Boston

Boston Hotels

Boston Restaurants

Boston Shopping

Theater, Music & Nightlife


About Boston

Excursions from Boston


Paris Girls Secret Society, the new novel by Tom Brosnahan


Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA

Commonwealth Avenue, a parklike boulevard that's part of Boston's Emerald Necklace.





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