Michael E. Traynor
Chief Development Officer
The Worcester Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center will be a full service, multi-use facility, featuring a welcoming area, historic and cultural exhibits, a theater, restroom facilities, an adjacent passive recreation lawn and office, classroom and meeting space. It will also serve as the new home for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Central Regional Office. The adjacent park will provide recreational and educational opportunities by way of trails, boardwalks, observational platforms, interpretive signage and kiosks and paths with connectivity to the Blackstone River Bikeway.
The aim of the design process is to: