Boylston St (at Dartmouth St)
Boston, MA 02130
- Tortoise and Hare statue. Tribute to runners of Boston Marathon which ends near here. Created by Nancy Schon who also did Make Way for Ducklings statues. More via our blog
- do not give the girl on crutches "trying to take the train" any money!!!!
- Originally created by Huntington Ave intersecting 2 smaller spaces & called Art Square. Renamed 1883 in honor of 18th century painter John Singleton Copley (see park statue). More info in blog.<LINK>
- Copley is back to being full of the hustle and bustle and vitality it once knew! Please support the local businesses on boylston and the surrounding area!
- There are often news reporters filming pieces on the Library side of the Square. Try to stand in the background of their shot.
- Best place in Boston to jaywalk!
- Check out the creepy statue of Bishop Philip Brooks by the sculptor Saint-Gaudens here; he is most famous for the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial on the Boston Common.
- Look for the Kickass Cupcakes truck on the left of the BPL every Friday!
- The homeless love this park. It's also a great place to find pan-handlers.
- Memorial at Copley Sq. Boston MA
- I love the diverse people you meet and all the little stores and cafes...
- There is a crazy homeless lady that shouts abuse at people. Fun to watch.
- Awesome celebration at Copley Square for the RedSox rolling rally!
- great boston:)
- Farmers Market on Tuesday and Friday, from June through November!
- A perfectly clear day backdrop for a beautiful makeshift memorial.
- Check out the turtle and hare statues in the middle of the park! Also the Boston public library is just a stones throw away and has a beautiful courtyard.
- Great people watching. Grab a bite at one of the food trucks
- "It was in my heart to help a little because I was helped much." - Khalil Gibran. Engraving on monument
- Avoid the mass of tourists and cityyear kids in the morning