East Forest Park, Springfield, Massachusetts

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East Forest Park is a neighborhood in the south central part of Springfield, Massachusetts. The neighborhood borders East Longmeadow, Forest Park, and the Sixteen Acres neighborhood.

East Forest Park contains a wide variety of pre and post-World War II homes on the hillside of Watershops Pond, Springfield's largest body of water (other than the Connecticut River) and custom-built colonials and Tudors as well as capes and ranches. [1]

Several small commercial areas are located on Island Pond Road and Sumner Avenue. The neighborhood is home to Cathedral High School, the city's only Catholic secondary school.

The neighborhood was hit hard by the June 1, 2011 New England tornado outbreak.


  1. ^ "The Leading Choose Springfield Site on the Net". choosespringfield.com. Retrieved 2012-05-27.

Coordinates: 42°5′46.2″N 72°32′15.7″W / 42.096167°N 72.537694°W / 42.096167; -72.537694