Fellsmere Park, 1893

A historic park that was established in 1893 in Malden, Massachusetts, and designed by Charles Eliot, to Frederick Law Olmsted. Efforts to add the Hospital site could open up an expanded recreational site and natural green area to Fellsmere Park. for more information about this potential CPA project, visit http://www.fellsmereheights.org/about

Fellsmere Heights

Facts about Using the Malden Hospital Site to Enrich Community Life for the People of Malden and Medford Reasons to consider alternate proposals other than an almost 400 unit apartment, condo, assisted living complex TRAFFIC OVERLOAD: Adding over 500 cars to an already heavily trafficked area ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: Risk to stressed Fellsmere Pond ecosystem EXPENSIVE HOUSING: Cost of units beyond reach of median local incomes GREEN SPACE DEFICIT: Malden has the 2nd lowest ratio of green space CONSTRUCTION TRUCKING: Developers “hope to avoid” blasting/damage to nearby foundations. WHO BENEFITS: The developer, NOT the community Potential uses for the site that match Malden and Medford needs -- a partial list Combined Use open/recreational space and moderate income elder housing A toddler and parents learning/socializing facility Walking paths, Picnic areas, Community gardens, Meeting spaces for civic groups Café, Performance and arts center, Outdoor bandstand Tennis courts, Ball field, Soccer field, Outdoor workout space, Skateboard park To learn more, see this informational flyer... This information comes to you from a group of Malden and Medford neighbors who have been meeting to develop alternative options for the Malden Hospital site. Visit fellsmereheights.org for more information. Proposed plan presentation from 6/2015 http://issuu.com/fellsmereheights/docs/150603_fellsmere_presentation