Blue Hills Parkway

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Blue Hills Parkway
Blue Hills Parkway is located in Massachusetts
Blue Hills Parkway
Location Milton and Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°15′21″N 71°5′38″W / 42.25583°N 71.09389°W / 42.25583; -71.09389Coordinates: 42°15′21″N 71°5′38″W / 42.25583°N 71.09389°W / 42.25583; -71.09389
Built 1893
Architect Charles Eliot
Governing body State
MPS Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston MPS
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Added to NRHP June 23, 2003

Blue Hills Parkway is a historic road that runs in a straight line from a crossing of the Neponset River, at the south border of Boston to the north edge of the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton, Massachusetts. It was designed by the noted landscape architect, Charles Eliot, who is perhaps best known for the esplanades along the Charles River. The parkway is a connecting road between the Blue Hills Reservation and the Neponset River Reservation.

It was built in 1893 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.