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The Riverway ia a parkway in Boston, Massachusetts. "The Riverway" is most correct, although locals use "Riveraway" and "The Riverway" interchangeably. "River Way" is incorrect. For other uses, see Parkway (disambiguation). ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ...


The Riverway is a link in the Emerald Necklace system of green areas designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. In addition to larger parks, the Emerald Necklace includes these other parkways: The Emerald Necklace is a long string of parks in Boston, Massachusetts designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and maintained by the City of Boston and Town of Brookline. ... [[Imagesystem of public parks and parkways in Buffalo, New York, the countrys oldest state park, the Niagara Reservation in Niagara Falls, New York, Mount Royal Park in Montreal, the Emerald Necklace in Boston, Massachusetts, Cherokee Park (and the entire parks and parkway system) in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as...

The Riverway starts at the Landmark Center end of the Back Bay Fens and follows the path of the Muddy River towards Olmsted Park. This river forms Boston's Eastern border with neighboring Brookline and is popular with local nearby residents in both municipalities. Commonwealth Avenue (often abbreviated Comm Ave by locals) is a road in the city of Boston, Massachusetts beginning at the western edge of the Public Garden, and continuing west through the Back Bay, Kenmore Square, and the suburbs of Brighton and Chestnut Hill. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Landmark Center in Boston, Massachusetts; On the right side of this photo, the CITGO sign in Kenmore Square can be glimpsed in the distance Landmark Center in Boston, Massachusetts is commercial center situated in an art deco building built in 1929 for Sears, Roebuck and Company. ... Sunset view of the Back Bay Fens in Boston The Back Bay Fens (also called The Fens), once a salt water shallow bay, is now a fresh water park in Boston, Massachusetts, USA designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. ... Muddy River is a river located in the southern part of the state of Nevada, in the United States. ... Olmsted Park named for Frederick Law Olmsted is a linear park in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, and a part of Bostons Emerald Necklace of connected parks. ...   Settled: 1638 â€“ Incorporated: 1705 Zip Code(s): 02445 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ...

    Sources

    • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
    • The Emerald Necklace Conservancy

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    About Riverway (691 words)
    Riverway stands out in riverfront parkland revitalisation in a fashion that generates extensive recognition, opening up the river habitat to greater access by residents and tourists, whilst protecting and enhancing its natural beauty.
    Riverway was conceived by Thuringowa City Council as a standard of ecological sensitivity and river management, while simultaneously providing an exciting environment for the city’s young and expanding community to enjoy a variety of water-based and waterfront activities.
    The Riverway Arts Centre (housing a performance space and art gallery), is devised as a ‘geographical’ formation with the parkland rising over its roof from one end and the lagoon-facing end evolved as a series of serrations where water enters the built environment and vice-versa.
    Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board (253 words)
    The Riverway legislation was born from a compromise crafted by legislators from both political parties.
    The Riverway extends 92.3 miles from below the dam at Prairie du Sac to the confluence with the
    The agency administers a system of "performance standards" which are designed to protect the aesthetic integrity of the Riverway.
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