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New Greenway chief wants to add art, new attractions

“We want to give people more reasons to come to the Greenway,” said executive director Jesse Brackenbury.
“We want to give people more reasons to come to the Greenway,” said executive director Jesse Brackenbury.Credit: Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

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The next leader of Boston’s Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway said he wants to significantly increase the presence of public art and other new features in the downtown park network to attract more visitors and boost annual income.

Jesse Brackenbury was approved as executive director of the nonprofit that runs the Greenway during a board meeting Tuesday night. Brackenbury, who has served as interim director for the past year, said he wants to bring new art exhibitions and other upgrades over the next several years.

“We want to give people more reasons to come to the Greenway,” said Brackenbury, 38. “We are now beginning to line up support for an expanded set of public art offerings.

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