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New open space will be created on Parcel Two. What type of active recreation would you like to see? See responses

Do you have any additional questions or suggestions about the project site you would like to share?

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.

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Do you have any additional questions or suggestions about the project site you would like to share?

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...

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This project will include new retail space. What kind of retail uses would you like to see in this location?

local businesses that will sustain after hour use. Less coffee shops and banks.

Joseph do you happen to have any particular uses in mind to sustain after-hours use? Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts!

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Are there any other types of active recreation or amenities you would like to see in the planned open space?

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.

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New open space will be created on Parcel Two. What type of active recreation would you like to see?

Tennis Court

Just replying as this wasn't my actual choice yet it posted and isn't editable?

Would like to hear new ways to utilize outdoor areas. A tennis court would be great, but also forsee downtime, how could it instead be sanitized and used for more dense activity like a dog park or other... Read more...

Hi Laurie - sorry that you were experiencing issues with your first comment posting mistakenly. We won't remove the comment since we don't want the thread that you've created with your additional input... Read more...

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This project will include new retail space. What kind of retail uses would you like to see in this location?

A series of smaller retail locations, aimed at providing tenancy opportunities for new retail businesses, instead of established players.

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Do you have any additional questions or suggestions about the project site you would like to share?

I'm looking forward to this project. I strongly support the changes to the residential phasing and am excited to welcome 500 new neighbors. I would be interested in hearing proposals for a taller or additional... Read more...

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This project will include new retail space. What kind of retail uses would you like to see in this location?

Retail pop up similar to the current in Seaport

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This project will include new retail space. What kind of retail uses would you like to see in this location?

Neighborhood serving retail would be great as this area has a lot of residents but the retail caters to lunchtime crowds. Retail should fill gaps in the street frontage currently taken up by soulless garages,... Read more...

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Are there any other types of active recreation or amenities you would like to see in the planned open space?

No paved or fenced ball courts, they don’t allow for passive enjoyment of open space or gathering. Provide seating areas, tables for picnics, landscaping that is native to the area.

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Are there any other types of active recreation or amenities you would like to see in the planned open space?

Yes we have lot of basketball courts but what we lack is a mini soccer turf fields like 5x5 or 4x4 also may be tennis courts

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Do you have any additional questions or suggestions about the project site you would like to share?

I look forward to reading the studies that will be conducted per answers during the Q&A portion of the live meeting. The formal studies will answer the questions that remain in my mind. Overall, the solution... Read more...

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Are there any other types of active recreation or amenities you would like to see in the planned open space?

I would like the space to feel open and welcoming to all, maybe featuring a cool work of public art.

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New open space will be created on Parcel Two. What type of active recreation would you like to see?

Tennis Court

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New open space will be created on Parcel Two. What type of active recreation would you like to see?

Tennis Court

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Kendall Square: MXD Substation Development Plan

location Cambridge, MA
A plan for an alternative substation site with accompanying commercial and residential development in the MXD district of Kendall Square.
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