July 27, 2012 Mayor Menino Hosts Kittredge Park Opening
The reopening marks the completion of a $693,000 project overseen by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. The design budget of $60,000 was funded by the Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust. The construction budget of $633,333 was funded in part by the Browne Fund for $100,000, the Henderson Foundation for $100,000, a Commonwealth of Massachusetts PARC Grant for $310,648, the Boston Grants Initiative for $3,000, and additional funding provided by the City of Boston?s Capital Improvement Program. Pro-bono community schematic design was provided by Carol R. Johnson and Associates, Inc., and the contractor was Ronald A. Marini Corp.
The reopening celebration attracted more than 100 residents and included face painting, lunch and ice cream provided by H.P. Hood LLC, the official dairy sponsor for the Boston Parks and Recreation Department?s 2012 park openings.