Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Malden residents are invited to hear about the proposed design and share their feedback with the planning team this Wednesday at Suffolk Manor at 7 p.m..
Article, info and text provided by the Malden Redevelopment Authority: The community surrounding Miller Park in Malden has been convening since January to share their ideas about a renovation to Miller Park. The planning team has worked to incorporate and be inspired by as many community ideas as possible and will be hosting a meeting on Wednesday May 16 to share the proposed design with the community. This meeting will review the entire planning process, present the plans for the renovation of Miller Park, and solicit feedback to inform the design choices. The meeting will be held at the community room at Suffolk Manor, 312 Bryant Street in Malden, on Wednesday May 16 from 7-9 pm. Light refreshments will be served. Input was first shared …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
City Councillor Neal Anderson, with architect Abby Kilma and urban artist Tova Speter, spoke about the park's upcoming renovation at the school.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Students at the Salemwood School listen closely as Ward 7 Councillor Neal Anderson speaks to them about the proposed renovations to Miller Park. The committee members, which includes Councillor Anderson, architect Abby Kilma, and urban artist Tova Speter came to the school to invite students to participate in the redesign of Miller Park. Students were asked to share their ideas of designing a park which would be inviting to all ages. Many of the students in attendance joined in on a design workshop held at Salemwood on March 25th. Pictures of this event can be found on the park renovation website www.millerparkvision.com. Check out the website for an overview of the planning, past events, and upcoming events. Photo, article, and text …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Malden residents have planned a party on Earth Day to paint and decorate trash cans and picnic tables at Miller Park as a part of the Park's ongoing renovation.
Article, text, and info provided by Miller Park Renovation organizers: Over 65 community members shared their excitement about adding community art to Miller Park at a recent Community Art Workshop at the Salemwood School. Their enthusiasm is now inspiring a "Painting in the Park party," during which participants will be able to design and paint existing trash cans and picnic tables at the park. As the community continues to plan a hopeful renovation to Miller Park, this event will allow for a colorful change as a visual celebration of the community’s dedication to transforming Miller Park into a place everyone can enjoy. The Painting in the Park party will take place on Earth Day – Sunday April 22 from 1-3:30 pm at Miller Park on Harvard …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The Malden Redevelopment Authority will be holding community presentations and input meetings on February 1st and 15th to flesh out the details of Miller Park's renovation.
Article and info provided by the Malden Redevelopment Authority: The City of Malden and the Malden Redevelopment Authority, in collaboration with a team (including architect Abigail Klima, Community Artist/Organizer Tova Speter, Harvard professor Jason Mitchell, Ward Seven City Councilor Neal Anderson, and City Council President Judi Bucci), submitted a winning proposal in a national awards initiative, the "Open Spaces Sacred Places Planning Grant" from the TKF Foundation. The hope is to create an Intergenerational/Multicultural Community Garden at Miller Park and the goals of this project are three-fold: (i) to create a tranquil, healing environment for a community with limited access to nature and natural spaces; (ii) to bring people …