Much of the remaining open space in Waltham surrounds Bentley College, on property that was once the Cornelia Warren farm.
Map of the Bentley College area
Forest Ave. gate
The upper campus, north of Beaver Street, is bordered by the Girl Scouts'
Cedar Hill Camp,
and a large parcel of land being returned to the city by the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers.
The lower campus was increased in size by the
That property borders the University of Mass. College of Agriculture,
host to the Waltham Community Farm and to GROW, a community garden.
A large housing development was built on Bear Hill in 1997.
The city announced in early November that they had broken off negotiations with a developer
who wanted to build an ice skating rink in the woods behind Waltham High School. Visit the
web site of a group that was opposed to the plan.
Preserve Our Waltham Woodlands (POWW) An organization of Waltham Neighborhoods.