Kendall Square Urban Renewal Plan

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Public Open Space?

<p>How much public open space is envisioned, and for what uses? The MXD District abuts the Volpe redevelopment site, where the promised 7.5 acre public park may be reduced to just 2.5 acres. How are these... Read more...

<p>When was this "promise" made? Does it make sense in 2015 in the context of all that has already been built? In the previous comment you stated you'd like more low income housing, would it make sense... Read more...

It is definately worth taking a look at the results of the Connect Kendall Square competition for ideas about open space in the area, including the Volpe site and the MXD area of the KSURP:

 

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<p>I had it on my calendar that there's a presentation Wed 2/18 at 5 pm but the Connect Kendall website doesn't list it ...</p>

<p>@Patrick Barrett: The 7.5 acre park is mentioned in City documents at least as early as 2001 and at least as late as December 2013: see page 4.12 of the Eastern Cambridge Planning Study at <a href="http://www.cambridgema.gov/CDD/Projects/Planning/ECAPS.aspx"... Read more...

<p>@Jan Devereux: I too remember that <a href="http://www.connectkendallsquare.com/ " target="_blank">http://www.connectkendallsquare.com/ </a></p> <p>originally advertised a jury session with team presentations... Read more...

<p>Thanks. The 4 Connect Kendall designs are online -- each envisions are large, centrally located park on the Volpe land with new pedestrian connections to other public open spaces in this MXD district.... Read more...