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Let’s rethink the amount of parking please. This is a transit rich area and Boston properties shouldn’t be subsidizing drivers at the expense of the planet.
Trees, trees, trees! Big trees!
Water bottle fillers. Bike fixing station. Bike parking.
local businesses that will sustain after hour use. Less coffee shops and banks.
Wonderful ideas -- make sure that the bike and pedestrian paths are visible and/or protected. And again -- please emphasize the inclusion of natural elements (trees, plants, etc.).
The space needs to feel welcoming so that people from all Cambridge demographics feel comfortable being there.
How about a permanent Farmers Market in lieu of the seasonal one! This would include stalls from local and specialty vendors similar to Eataly or Haymarket
Just a place I can sit and read and eat my lunch and play chess in the shade! Chairs, benches, awnings, sun shades, trees, a water fountain and lots of chess boards!
Small business with arts & culture focus. (I loved Xylem, which had to move away.) Better space for farmers market- maybe a cambridge version of the new haymarket indoor market? No more banks, nail salons,... Read more...
Playground/garden combo. In brookline, theres a park w kids play structures, gorgeous rose garden, and soccer field. Lots of benches & green. This makes a space anyone can use as they like.
I would like to see a lovely dress shop and fine arts and crafts. I would like to see the kinds of stores you find on Huron Ave.
The existing green space is designed to hide a parking garage. The new open space should support street-facing retail and restaurant uses. Don't retain the existing configuration just because it exists... Read more...
A venue for popular music, comedy and small performances, in a casual setting with tables and chairs, bar and food service.
I would like the space to feel open and welcoming to all, maybe featuring a cool work of public art.
The open space above the sub station is a great opportunity for an art pavement. See examples in Lisbon and other Portuguese cities. It would be a salute to the many families from Portugal and te islands... Read more...
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