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Armenian Heritage Park


Tellalian Associates Architects & Planners


the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway  


the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway
United States




Sculpture & Park




Polished Powder-Coat Aluminum over Stainless Steel Frame


The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy


Privately funded


Armenian Heritage Park, a gift to the City of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from Armenian-Americans, includes two key features to engage all ages.

An abstract sculpture, a split dodecahedron,  commemorates  the immigrant experience. Annually, the sculpture is reconfigured in recognition of all who were pulled apart from their country of origin and came to these Massachusetts shores, establishing themselves in new and different ways.  The sculpture sits atop a reflecting pool; its waters wash over its sides and re-emerge as a single jet of water at the labyrinth's center. The sculpture is dedicated to lives lost during the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923 and all genocides that have followed.

The labyrinth, a circular winding path paved in grass and inlaid stone, celebrates life's journey. A single jet of water marks its center, representing hope and rebirth.  Art, Service, Science and Commerce are etched around its circle in tribute to contributions made.This is the only labyrinth on public land in the Northeast. 

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Located between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park (in front of the Mercantile Building)

Note: 2016 Reconfiguration, Due April 2016

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