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:

During the Fall of 2014 there will be a follow up evening of Discussion & Ideas and Steps for Actions about the center of Harvard Square – The Plazas at The T, Holyoke, The Coop.

Workshop Sponsors:

  • City of Cambridge 
  • Harvard University 
  • Harvard Square Business Association

For more information contact Stuart Dash, Director of Community Planning, at 617/349-4640 or sdash@cambridgema.gov.