Charlestown has the least amount of Open Space
Charlestown has the least amount of Open Space with 3.09 acres per 1,000 residents compared with over 5 acres in East Boston and 7.59 acres for the City as a whole. Vulnerable communities have access to fewer green and large open spaces.
Charlestown ranks third in the amount of income-restricted housing units in the city and is home to the largest public housing development in the Northeast, Bunker Hill Housing. Pier 5 consists of 1.9 acres as of equitable open space as well as 1.7 acres of adjacent water-sheet.