The Atlantic Cities names Sherbourne Common one of the best new parks on the planet

The Atlantic Cities names Sherbourne Common one of the best new parks on the planet

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When it opened this summer, Sherbourne Common proved that storm water filtration can be beautiful too. A few weeks back, The Atlantic’s new-ish website the Atlantic Cities caught on and named it one of the nine best new parks in the world. According to the site, “sustainability is prevalent, as the park easily accommodates alternative transportation methods while the design takes into account water efficiency for landscaping.” While we loved the way the park is helping to revitalize the waterfront, we suspect it would be even more appealing if it wasn’t surrounded by upturned dirt and construction fences. Read the entire story [The Atlantic] »