While about 60 percent of the historic East Cambridge building’s space would be dedicated for community uses, some 15,500 square feet would be used for market-rate office space, helping pay an annual $1 million in operating costs.
The Episcopal Divinity School, near Harvard Square since 1867, announced Friday that it has signed an agreement that will allow it to continue as an Episcopal seminary – but not in Cambridge; starting in the fall of 2018, it will be on a campus in New York.
Some city councillors see in the upcoming rebuilding of the Tobin elementary school and Vassal Lane Upper School a way to ensure there’s finally a place to start educating all of the city’s 3- and 4-year-olds.
Opponents of an apartment project planned for the site of Cambridge’s Route 2 Lanes & Games bowling alley and Gateway Inn motel went away disappointed Monday when the Arlington Redevelopment Board decided against weighing in against the proposal.
Facing a $1.6 million to $1.7 million shortfall in federal funding for a popular program that helps poor families rent apartments, the Cambridge Housing Authority has devised a complicated strategy to avoid cutting off people who already hold rent vouchers.
This is the final tux season for Keezer’s Classic Clothing, the formalwear store in Central Square. After 122 years in business, the store is liquidating with the retirement of current owner Leonard E. Goldstein.
Our city’s affordable housing issue is a complex and emotional one, and the hard part is that there is no simple solution. But one thing I know is that Cambridge has a strong collective will, and when we put our minds and hearts to something, we find ways to get it done.
Just in time for National Bike Month – and almost a year after bicyclist Amanda Phillips was struck and killed – the city announced its redesign plans for Inman Square.
With so much attention on affordable housing and a growing population over the past council term and current budget cycle, officials were imagining more than the 29 units currently allowed where the Tokyo Restaurant closed well over a decade ago.
The study committee will consider amendments to a City Council order that established the Harvard Square Conservation District in 2000 and possible amendments to the Neighborhood Conservation District enabling ordinance.