Members of the Alewife Working Group and some city councillors are on one side of a key issue about the future of the neighborhood, and city planners are on the other – ironic, since the issue is bridges.
The World’s Only Curious George Store has reached an agreement with Regency Centers that will allow it to remain in Harvard Square – somewhere in the four-story retail and office project now called The Abbot Buildings.
A low bid for completing the stalled MBTA green line extension project means not just that the project can go forward, but that its seven light-rail stations won’t be as bare-bones as feared.
A tax reform bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would do away with tax-exempt bonds and associated tax credits that housing officials are counting on to rehab thousands of units throughout the city. Tenants and politicians are helping fight the cuts.
Businesses in Harvard Square worry they’ll be further hurt by a contractor’s request for an additional six hours a day through June to make noise – going until midnight, potentially seven days a week.
Cambridge is losing The Comedy Studio to Somerville, where the comedy club plans to open in spring in Bow Market in Union Square – a former storage space being turned into a complex of more than 30 small storefronts for food, retail and the arts.
The Trump tax plan is a disaster for Cambridge’s public housing, and if enacted will undo years of planning and millions of dollars in rehabilitation for aging units, officials said.
Commercial real estate broker McCall & Almy said Wednesday that it is giving tours of the Episcopal Divinity School campus near Harvard Square and providing information to qualified buyers in anticipation of setting a deadline for initial bids.
A bill to create a transfer tax on real estate purchases will be heard Tuesday at the State House in Boston – a significant step forward for an idea that has been stymied since first proposed in the 1990s. All the resulting funds would go toward local affordable housing.
Let’s have a conversation about how to fix Cambridge’s housing crisis, rather than just acknowledging the crisis exists. We are at a crossroads. When I was growing up […]