Welcome to the Friends of the Charlesgate Website!
Here you will find all of the information about our organization, our plan, and how you can participate in our efforts to revitalize the Charlesgate Park.
The Friends of the Charlesgate is a group of concerned residents, businesses and institutions living and working in the environs of the historic Charlesgate Park in the Back Bay/Kenmore neighborhoods of Boston.The Friends are deeply concerned with … read more
“Charlesgate Park is historically considered the ‘crown jewel’ of Frederick Law Olmsted’s world renowned ‘Emerald Necklace’ and, as its name suggests, the ‘gateway’ to the Charles River. It was once an elegant … read more
We propose that the Bowker Overpass be removed completely and return traffic to acceptable land-based routes. The time has come for a serious reconsideration of the future of the Bowker Overpass at the Charlesgate. With the recent… read more