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About the Public Space and Urban Forestry Division

The Public Space & Urban Forestry (PSUF) Division’s mission is to plan, construct, and steward the public realm to promote environmental and public health vitality through the City’s network of public spaces and urban forest.  Our core values include: public service, environmental stewardship, progress, teamwork and professionalism.

Contact Information
Arn Franzen
Director of Parks

Monday - Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Phone Number

93 Highland Ave.
3rd Floor
Somerville, MA 02143
United States

Employee Directory

Programs & Initiatives

A new fire station will be located on the corner of Middlesex Avenue and Foley Street in Assembly Row.
The Urban Forestry Committee and collaborators have been developing ways to celebrate our hard-working city trees. If you want to help our trees too,

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