About Us

The Charlesgate Alliance launched in 2017 to bring positive change to the Charlesgate neighborhood. We look forward to working with you!


We are dedicated to improving Charlesgate and to knitting together the Charlesgate district. We promise to become an effective new force to defend and serve our diverse and dynamic neighborhood.

Short-Term Goals

  • Develop the notion of Charlesgate as a neighborhood – join us and donate!
  • Improve the Charlesgate park areas. 21 trees adjacent to Charlesgate are being planted this Spring!
  • Consider enhancements that can be made to Charlesgate area. We hold Leadership Meetings, which are open to anybody who would like to take an active role in shaping the future of the Alliance.

Medium-Term Goals

  • Create safe, pedestrian friendly, public areas – Share your ideas
  • Improve Muddy River water quality
  • Help public agencies like the DCR and MassDOT maintain and improve the area

Long-Term Goals

  • Charlesgate revitalization
  • A fully integrated Charlesgate neighborhood
  • A solid, enduring Charlesgate Alliance organization

You can see slideshows from meetings that we have had.

Landing Studio is the architectural firm hired by Charlesgate Alliance and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy in conjunction with DCR to develop concept designs for enhancements to the Charlesgate area. The illustration below is a proposed design idea for one of the areas of Charlesgate. For more information, please see the slideshow of Landing Studio’s presentation at the April 9th Talk about DCR Charlesgate meeting. Click here for more current conditions and proposals.
Proposed Bowl and Bridge
Landing Studio temporarily designated areas of the park in the illustration below at the December 4, 2017, Talk About DCR Charlesgate Park meeting, integrating with the already approved Charlesgate Greenway DCR project, here called The Allee.

Named areas of Charlesgate by Landing Studio at December 4, 2017 Public Meeting



Please contact us at charlesgatealliance@gmail.com if you have any questions!

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