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Clark Playground


  1. Basketball Court
  2. Open Lawn Area
  3. Play Area
  4. Playground
  5. Spray Pool
  6. Tot Lot


The many trees in the park and the surrounding wood-frame residences lend this park its domestic character. The mound at the entrance adds interest to an otherwise flat plane. The park has an open lawn area near the play area. Park recreational facilities include a tot lot, swings, a basketball court, and a spray pool.

Park History

The town bought this land, including the large boulder, in 1913. The property was designated as the Clark Playground and was rebuilt in 1990.

Deed / Title / Restrictions

The town purchased 26,864 square feet of the property from Helen Cutler and Annie Clark and 22,498 square feet from Harriet Vass in 1913. The deeds had the stipulation to be acquired for playground purposes.

Additional Information

  • Category: Neighborhood Park
  • Size: 1.68 acres
  • Protection: Article 97
  • Manager: Brookline DPW, Parks and Open Space Division
  • Location: Cypress Street
  • Precinct: 5
  • Inventory Date: October 27, 2004
  • Vicinity: Located in a single-family neighborhood
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