The Bobby Orr statue spent six years on the western side of TD Garden, but now crews moved the Boston Bruins legend to Portal Park on the eastern side off Causeway Street. The 800-pound bronze statue now has a new view of Boston.
The new relocation comes as TD Garden owner Delaware North continues work on “The Hub on Causeway” project, which will add a new complex on Causeway Street in front of TD Garden and North Station.
The presence of Bobby Orr will It will remain at Portal Park for around three years during the first phase of the project. Then, when construction is finished at TD Garden, the team says the statue will be a centerpiece at the building’s entrance.
Scheduled to open in late 2018, TD Garden will include a grocery store, a 15-screen movie theater, office space, underground parking, and eventually a residential tower.
The Bobby Orr statue, which was unveiled in the summer of 2010, depicts Orr flying through the air as he celebrated his game-clinching goal against the St. Louis Blues in the 1970 Stanley Cup.