Heights Common - Needham, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 17.601 W 071° 14.126
19T E 315714 N 4684767
Quick Description: The Heights Common in the center of the Needham village of Needham Heights is a small square plot that is in front of a senior care center on the site of the factory and headquarters of William Carter and Company.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 5/18/2014 6:20:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMKQPG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 2

Long Description:
In Needham, at the intersection of Highland Avenue and West Street, is the Heights Common.

The common is located at the center of the Needham village of Needham Heights, and is bounded by Highland Avenue, West, and Avery Square. The square plot is roughly 150 ft square and has sidewalks leading to a flagpole. There is a tall evergreen tree on the common which is decorated with lights in the winter.

Surrounding the park is the MBTA Commuter Rail Needham Heights Station to the west, the Avery Crossing Senior Center to the south, stores to the east, and a gas station to the north. Avery Crossing is on the site of the former factory and headquarters of William Carter and Company, which was founded here and became the leading company on childrens clothing.

It's a nice place to wait for the next train to arrive!
Name: Heights Common

Street Location: Highland Avenue and West Street

Local Municipality: Needham

State/Province, etc.: Massachusetts

Country: United States of America

Web Site: [Web Link]

Picnic Facilities: benches, flagpoles

Recreational Facilities:

Monuments/Statues: None

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): None

Fountains: None

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None

Special Events: None

Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed

Date Established: Not listed

Traditional Geocaches: Not listed

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