Suspicion over how much involvement the public would have over a revamp of the iconic Out of Town News kiosk and surrounding plaza has briefly derailed a vote to create a working group and partnership to oversee the public space.
The court battle over the redevelopment of the Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge proceeded Monday with the filing of Appeals Court briefs by Leggat McCall Properties, the state and city.
A proposal for a city transfer tax on real estate deals is back after its initial introduction two decades ago. The tax would likely be paid by property buyers, but first-time, middle-income buyers might be exempt.
Work has slowed on converting the massive, 121-year-old Metropolitan Moving & Storage warehouse into student residences and services and maker space with ground-floor retail.
Will the former City Sports space in Porter Square become a speakeasy? The world’s biggest Popeyes fried chicken fast food restaurant? A Hot Topic that saves black lipstick aficionados the travel time to Braintree or Saugus?
NorthPoint is getting mainly minor tweaks as responsibility for its development switches to DivcoWest after a $291 million purchase in August from Canyon Partners Real Estate, but a larger central park is proposed. Another developer wants an East Cambridge CVS.
The Zinc luxury apartment building is just one of many developments citywide, but especially in East Cambridge, bringing renewed interest and urgency to the work of the city’s Outdoor Lighting Ordinance Task Force.
The second year of the Forward Fund microgrant program disbursing up to $80,000 for civic improvement projects was announced Monday by the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority.
Multi-unit apartment buildings continue to rise around Cambridge, all with the promise of helping keep real estate prices steady and invariably claiming to be transit friendly. How do the three latest examples of apartment buildings stack up?
Overriding concerns from city staff about flooding and building codes, city councillors voted Monday to officially allow basement apartments – arguing, in part, that the city already has plenty of them being built secretly and out of compliance with city law.