Jill Brown-Rhone Park - Cambridge, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 21.805 W 071° 06.002
19T E 327069 N 4692263
Quick Description: Jill Brown-Rhone Park is a new plaza area created as part of an intersection redesign with Main Street, Columbia Street, and Massachusetts Avenue.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2008 11:20:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM58ZN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
"Jill Brown-Rhone Park, Where Technology and Community Come Together."

In a section called Lafayette Square, there is a new plaza that is part of a redesigned intersection of Main Street, Columbia Street, and Massachusetts Avenue. This work was done in 2007-2008 and closes off Main Street to Massachusetts Avenue, and diverting it onto an extension of Columbia Street. Where Main Street used to go, there is a brick plaza area that is named the Jill Brown-Rhone Park.

According to the sign at the park, Jill Brown-Rhone lived in Area IV (a neighborhood of Cambridge), and became a police officer in the city. She lived from 1952 - 2002.

The plaza is about halfway between MIT and Central Square. Nearby are restaurants, a candy factory, and residences. At this park, there are several seats, some with checkerboard tables.
Name: Jill Brown-Rhone Park

Street Location: 400 Mass. Ave.

Local Municipality: Cambridge

State/Province, etc.: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Individual - Jill Brown-Rhone

Date Established: 2008

Picnic Facilities: Tables, chairs and benches

Recreational Facilities:
No other facilities.


Monuments/Statues: None.

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Mosaic on the ground

Fountains: None.

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None.

Special Events: None.

Traditional Geocaches:
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