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Additional Publications

In addition to the reports and other documents listed in the Publications Directory, the Department produces a number of other reports and newsletters on a regular basis.  These include the following:

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For paper copies and to obtain more information about a publication please contact the Community development Department at 617/349-4600 or CDDat344@cambridgema.gov.


Document Name Description Geography Year
North Massachusetts Avenue Urban Design Land Use Study 1986 1986 study of concerns and opportunities for the section of Massachusetts Avenue between Porter Square and the Arlington line. North Cambridge 1986
North Massachusetts Avenue Urban Design Guidelines Handbook 1986 report establish a set of design guidelines for the North Massachusetts Avenue corridor. North Cambridge 1986
North Cambridge Neighborhood Study 2008 Update 2008 update to 1990 North Cambridge Neighborhood Study. North Cambridge 2008
North Cambridge Neighborhood Study 1990 report with recommendations by a study committee composed of neighborhood residents working with CDD staff covering housing, land use and zoning, urban design, transportation, open space, institutional uses, and economic development. North Cambridge 1990
Neighborhood Nine Study 2010 Update 2010 update to Neighborhood Nine Neighborhood Study issued in 1996 and previously updated in 2004. Neighborhood Nine 2010
Neighborhood Nine Study 2004 Update 2004 update to Neighborhood Nine Neighborhood Study issued in 1996. Neighborhood Nine 2004
Neighborhood Nine Neighborhood Study 1996 recommendations from study committee composed of neighborhood residents working with CDD staff covering housing, land use and zoning, urban design, transportation, open space, institutional uses, and economic development. Neighborhood Nine 1996
Neighborhood Demographics Profile Includes a series of 20 tables with information about the 13 neighborhoods of Cambridge, as well as citywide statistics. The document was last updated during 2004 to incorporate complete Census 2000 data. Citywide 2004
Minority and Women Business Directory Listing of women and minority owned businesses located in Cambridge. Updated on a periodic basis. Citywide 2011
Mid-Cambridge Neighborhood Study 2005 Update 2005 update to 1998 Mid-Cambridge Neighborhood Study. Mid-Cambridge 2005
Mid-Cambridge Neighborhood Study Recommendations from 1998 report by a study committee composed of neighborhood residents working with CDD staff covering housing, land use and zoning, urban design, transportation, open space, institutional uses, and economic development. Mid-Cambridge 1998
Lechmere Square Public Market Preliminary Feasibility Study 2010 report evaluating proposal to create a year-round public market on the site of the Lechmere MBTA Station, once the station has moved. East Cambridge 2010
Lafayette Square Project Post-Construction Evaluation 2009 report evaluating the reconstruction of Lafayette Square and surrounding streets. Citywide 2009
Kendall Square Customer Intercept Survey Summary Report 2009 report with results of survey used to develop a better understanding of what Cambridge residents and Central Square customers want in the Kendall Square commercial district. 2011
Interim Climate Recommendations on Moving Cambridge Forward on Climate Protection This report identifies several priority areas for energy use reduction and on which the city should focus and offers recommendations for implementation and further research. Citywide 2009