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Mortenson Riverfront Plaza

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Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, located at 300 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT, is the centerpiece of the Riverfront Recapture park system. This plaza is a vibrant hub of activity, featuring a stage at the river’s edge and seating for 2,500 people on a grassy terrace. It’s not just a place for performances, but also a recreational spot with amenities like fishing access, sculpture installations, paved and lighted walkways, and more. The Founders Bridge promenade connects Hartford with East Hartford, linking directly to Great River Park. The plaza is easily accessible by CTfastrak (Route 121), CTtransit, and the free Dash shuttle. It’s a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, offering stunning views of Hartford and a variety of events throughout the year.

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City of Hartford
300 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06108