The trees will stay! 

Let's design a Greenway!

On January 21, 2021 the City of Boston announced the cancellation of a redesign project for Melnea Cass Boulevard that would have cut down or damaged hundreds of mature trees.

Thank you to everyone who supported us in the fight to save our trees and save our neighborhood!

Now we need your help in creating a vision for a Greenway that will benefit both the Roxbury Neighborhood and the City of Boston! let us know what you think!

¡Queremos hacer una “Melnea Cass Greenway”! 

...y dé su opinión!

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The History of Melnea Cass Boulevard

Mission Statement

Friends of Melnea Cass Boulevard is a grassroots group of neighbors and community allies who oppose the re-construction of Melnea Cass Boulevard and its loss of over 120 trees. We demand the city put a hold on the project until a re-design is in place that


Take a Virtual Tour

Google Earth virtual tour of Melnea Cass Boulevard from an aerial perspective