Charlestown Heights

Also known as: Ensign John J. Doherty, Playground
Roughly bounded by St. Martin, Bunker Hill, Medford, and Sackville Sts., Boston, Massachusetts


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 8, 1998
Reference number
Architectural styles
Other architectural type; Modern Movement: Moderne; urban designed landscape
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Entertainment/Recreation; Landscape Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Park; Outdoor recreation
Current functions
Park; Outdoor recreation
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1891; 1947
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 13
Contributing sites: 1
Contributing objects: 2
Non-contributing structures: 6

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett