Harvard Square Placemaking

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The City of Cambridge, in cooperation with Harvard University and the Harvard Square Business Association, has engaged in a public process to develop recommendations for the public open space in the center of Harvard Square: The T plaza, Forbes Plaza at Holyoke Center, and the broad sidewalk in front of the Coop and Bank of America.

There was a public workshop held on September 17, 2013. You can review the presentation from that meeting below:

The following report summarizes the recommendations from the September 17 meeting:

Save the Date: Upcoming Meeting of Interest

Wednesday June 3

  • When: 5:30 P. M. to 7:30 P. M.
  • Where: Smith Campus Center, 1344 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor
  • Join us for an evening of continued discussion on the ideas for the public space in the heart of Harvard Square. More details to follow. Light snacks and refreshments provided
  • Agenda and details to follow

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Follow-up Public Workshop

Join us for an evening of continued discussion on the ideas for the public space in the heart of Harvard Square including the Plazas at the T, Harvard's Forbes Plaza at Holyoke Center, and in front of the Coop. The session will kick off with a look at the public open space interventions to date, followed by further discussion of the four categories of actions in and around the plazas. (View Harvard Square Vision Plan report)



For more information contact Ellen Kokinda at 617/349-4618 or ekokinda@cambridgema.gov