Kendall Square: MXD Substation Development Plan

Open space concepts
Of the three open space concepts (activity & wellness, art space, urban oasis) which do you prefer?

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We want Center Plaza to be active year-round. What winter activities would draw you there?

Heaters or igloo seating

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What type of retail space would you like to see fronting the Center Plaza open space?

Coffee, ice cream, cafe

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We want the Center Plaza to be a public open space welcoming to all. To achieve that, what would draw you to the Plaza?

Trees, green space, a place to be in the sun or be in shade and have seating to relax and/or eat.

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We want Center Plaza to be active year-round. What winter activities would draw you there?

If it's a wind tunnel, this will be no man's land in the winter.

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What type of retail space would you like to see fronting the Center Plaza open space?

Light food and drinks. Soup and sandwiches at lunch, small plates in the evening. Coffee and beer/wine.

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We want the Center Plaza to be a public open space welcoming to all. To achieve that, what would draw you to the Plaza?

More greenspace to replace what you are removing along Broadway. And how do know this won't be a wind tunnel? Have you walked around the Akamai building? It's causing super windy conditions at street... Read more...

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We want Center Plaza to be active year-round. What winter activities would draw you there?

A winter market selling artisan gifts/crafts. Food and drink vendors. Fire pits and games.

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What type of retail space would you like to see fronting the Center Plaza open space?

A restaurant that is open outside of work hours, especially during the weekend. Also this neighborhood needs a drugstore!

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We want the Center Plaza to be a public open space welcoming to all. To achieve that, what would draw you to the Plaza?

Retail that is close to Broadway where most of the foot traffic is located. Please provide seating and tables for passive uses that don’t require purchasing food/drink.

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We want the Center Plaza to be a public open space welcoming to all. To achieve that, what would draw you to the Plaza?

Tennis courts!

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We want the Center Plaza to be a public open space welcoming to all. To achieve that, what would draw you to the Plaza?

Restaurant that provides lunch AND dinner

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