Volpe Site Redevelopment

A number of us have met with Volpe and GSA officials to get some early ideas about what the Feds are thinking.  The short version is this:    The Volpe houses the National Transportation Systems Center, part of the Federal Department of Transportation.  There are about 500 unionized workers (who […] Read more »

Central Square and Kendall Square Reports Done

The final reports for the Kendall and Central Square studies (K2C2) are on line here:  http://www.cambridgema.gov/CDD/News/2013/12/k2c2finalreportsreleased.aspx There is a lot of meat in these reports and this coming Council term promises to provide some interesting and challenging zoning and development opportunities and discussions.  We all want various things for the […] Read more »

Foundry Building Cost-Benefit Discussion

I am forwarding a document Councillors have been asked to use to provide info for the Foundry Cost-Benefit analysis requested by the Council last month. I am loathe to answer the questions because, as I said at the Council meeting, I think we’re setting the wrong frameworks for discussing the […] Read more »