Stretching from Boston to Brookline, the Emerald Necklace park system is a sanctuary of 100-year old oak trees, waterways, and shaded paths vigilantly watched over by conservancy organizations. Nestled into this urban wild is Olmsted Place, a residential study in sensitive massing and material use.
Divided into two separate four and five-story residential buildings, the project uses brick and metal as well as varying roof heights and setbacks to respectfully site a contemporary structure into the community. The soothing, minimalist interiors draw inspiration from the work of famed landscape architect, and project namesake, Frederick OImsted.
With superlative amenities, including a park-side outdoor pool and deck, Olmsted Place is open now and pursuing LEED Silver certification.