The Tiffany & Co. Foundation announced today it's giving a $1.5 million grant to the Greenway Conservancy to build a permanent carousel between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park:
The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove at Carousel Park is destined to be a major attraction for locals and visitors. Plans for Carousel Park include a signature grove of trees, a robust garden perimeter, and comfortable park furnishings.
The new carousel will feature Boston-specific characters: Grasshoppers, lobsters, cods, butterflies, foxes, skunks, sea turtles, sea lions and falcons, based on drawings by Boston school children, as well as an enclosure for winter use.
Construction is slated to begin next week, with an opening planned for September.