Mapping Boston Parks

There is no shortage of green space in Boston.

 Tableau Map of Community Gardens, Parks, Plazas, Open Spaces in Boston.

Tableau Map of Community Gardens, Parks, Plazas, Open Spaces in Boston.

And now with Tableau 10, you can bring shape files into Tableau for layering onto maps. Here are some helpful resources:

  • Download the full "Open Spaces" data from Boston's ARGIS website here
  • For more location-based data from Boston, go here
  • Tutorial from Tableau on using Shapefiles
  • For more information on mapping Shapefiles and individual data points, see this Tableau community article.