The Massachusetts Appeals Court upheld a 2015 Land Court decision on Wednesday allowing developer Leggat McCall Properties to redevelop East Cambridge’s former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse into 20 stories of office with a side serving of 24 units of housing.
The Dow and Stearns families are breaking up after a century, with the Dows looking to cash out and sell their two prominent buildings in Harvard Square for a total of $95 million.
The Planning Board consented Tuesday to allowing &pizza to return to Board of Zoning Appeal on Aug. 10, when the chain will try once again to get a fast food permit to occupy the former Tory Row and Crimson Corner spaces in the heart of Harvard Square.
The city has hastily scheduled hearings for &pizza’s “milk &pizza” concept in Harvard Square: Monday at 6 p.m. the Harvard Square Advisory Committee will meet, and Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. the Planning Board will meet.
Hipster D.C. eatery &pizza is back for a third try at replacing Crimson Corner and Tory Row in Harvard Square, this time partnering with award-winning desert and savory bakery Milk Bar to broaden the menu.
MIT’s proposal to zone the 14-acre Volpe parcel in Kendall Square passed a procedural milestone Monday when the City Council was expected to forward the zoning petition for further hearings. Kind of, anyway.
Branville G. Bard Jr., the sole remaining finalist for police commissioner, introduced himself to the city Tuesday night at a small forum at the public library, saying Cambridge’s progressive policing was “not going to change under my leadership.”
The city manager has selected the finalists for Cambridge police commissioner, but is keeping them under wraps and refusing to disclose them, at least for now.
The Harvard Square Theatre at 10 Church St. will be redeveloped into a mixed-use building with two below-ground movie screens; street-level retail; and five stories of office space above.
Basic parliamentary procedure appeared to defeat the City Council once again Monday, when an attempt to amend a policy order and table it required four separate votes, one of which seemed to pass the order, although that appeared to be no one’s intent.