Kendall Square: MXD Substation Development Plan

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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

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

Dog park, outdoor dining

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

The space needs to feel welcoming so that people from all Cambridge demographics feel comfortable being there.

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

Outdoor Gym

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

What is the cumulative impact on public transit needs of the existing and proposed Boston Properties projects ? Are you prepared to support further improvements on the red line and the development of... Read more...

Great question Bob--thank you for asking it. We are open to a discussion regarding transit mitigation and think that your reference to the Grand Junction is perceptive. That said, the level of heavy infrastructure... 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?

Can you estimate the residential and commercial population that will be added to the site plus the number of people in existing BP buildings adjacent to the site .With the population profile it will be... Read more...

Though these are highly preliminary estimates, we believe that the residential as conceived in our proposal will add a population of between 700-800 and the commercial 3000-5000. That said, as mentioned... Read more...

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

Other (let us know in the next question!)

Please identify the amount of open space te project will provide. And where it will be located . Without that, it is difficult to suggest realistic proposals for open space uses .

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

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

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

Places to sit and eat lunch. Maybe a site for food trucks.

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

Playground

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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 CVS or Walgreens would be fantastic for this area. There is no accessible convenience store in the Kendall area. A restaurant would be great too! Lots of Biogen employees there that need lunch.

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

Ice cream shop. Convenience store.

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

Water bottle fillers. Bike fixing station. Bike parking.

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

Basketball Court

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