The historic Brattle Building at 1-8 Brattle St. and its near-neighbor the 17-41A ensemble of single-story buildings in Harvard Square will sell for $108 million to Charlotte, N.C.-based Asana Partners.
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.
Members and alternate members are sought to fill vacancies on the Avon Hill Neighborhood Conservation District Commission, Half Crown-Marsh NCD Commission and Mid-Cambridge NCD Commission
A public meeting of the Community Preservation Act Committee will be held at 6 p.m. June 22.
A working meeting of the Community Preservation Act Committee will be held at 5:30 p.m. June 7.
The banners of “We Were Here” are part of a larger public art initiative titled “Common Exchange” designed to showcase the Cambridge Common’s recently completed $6 million renovations and to “celebrate the notion of connectivity and pathway making.”
The commission should use its power to block the work of developer Equity One in Harvard Square, helping preserve our community while it grapples with larger political, economic and environmental challenges that are a part of its new reality.
Hearing gigantic developer Equity One talk of the glories that will be its 113th property – the “it’s not a mall” Harvard Collection, featuring national and international brands – we thought of a better collection to be housed in its “restoration.”
The Community Preservation Act Committee will meet at 6 p.m. July 28 to take public comment on allocations for projects to be funded with Community Preservation Act Funds.
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.