The Park at River’s Edge is a world-class, 10-acre riverfront park with over 1/3 mile of frontage and 2 acres of wetlands along the Malden River, highlighted by the Tufts Boat House. Designed by Shadley Associates, the Park won an Honor Design Award from the Boston Society of Landscape Architects. The Park is open to the public daily from dawn to dusk.

Rivers Edge office
Park riverside garden
Park aerial view
Park in Fall
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Great Lawn / Recreation

The Park includes a mile of paths for walking, running, rollerblading and bicycling and an all-purpose sports field (50 by 65 yards). 

tufts regatta crowd
tufts regatta sidelines
tufts regatta -aerial view
rowers at tufts regatta
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Tufts Boat House

A highlight of the Park is the Tufts Boat House, designed by Peterson Architects, which houses the university’s crew teams. In addition to daily practices, Tufts hosts Spring regattas.

Transformation - site
tires and garbage
Tire pile
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To prepare the Park for improvements, PLA removed over 1200 tons of metal and other debris, 176 tons of rubber and 191 tons of tires, crushed and recycled on-site over 7000 cubic yards of concrete as parking lot and roadways base, and removed and recycled off-site an abandoned 40- X 270-foot, 100-ton steel barge affixed to the property’s southern bank for over 40 years.