As Boston 2024 moves forward with its Olympic bid, many are still unsure of what what means for the City of Boston, including frequent users of Franklin Park. Here’s a quick visual guide to what’s on the table.
Boston 2024 CEO Richard Davey assured a roomful of skeptical residents surrounding the park that “we expect significant change,” back in March during a spirited public meeting at the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse.
According to page 9 of Boston2024’s proposal to host the Olympic Games, the committee would increase White Stadium’s seating to 20,000 for the Modern Pentathlon as well as Equestrian events. It would provide room for a whopping 60,000 througout the William J. Devine Golf Course for viewing Equestrian Cross Country. An interactive map of the details are below, as well as a chart summarizing how Franklin Park may be affected.