Central Square Advisory Committee

A walk along Massachusetts Avenue

The Central Square Advisory Committee is appointed by the City Manager to undertake all large project reviews, receive all applications for variances and special permits for activities within the Central Square Overlay District, and monitor the progress of the Central square non-zoning recommendations of the K2C2 Study.  The Committee meets as needed, on an irregular basis.

To learn the location of the Central Square Overlay District go to the Zoning Overlay District Map.

Advisory Committee Members

  • Joel Altstein – Central Square Business Representative  
  • Melissa Greene – Central Square Business Representative (Architect) 
  • Christopher Sol Gully – Central Square Business Representative 
  • Esther Hanig - Area 4 Representative
  • Drew Kane – Riverside Representative 
  • Robin Lapidus – Central Square Representative 
  • Michael Monestime – Cambridgeport Representative 
  • Robert Winters - Mid-Cambridge Representative

Advisory Committee Meeting Dates, Agendas and Meeting Minutes

Date  Agenda  Minutes 
June 27, 2013 Notice and Agenda 
Planning Board Hearing Notice
Special Permit Application
• 300 Massachusetts Avenue Report
December 2, 2013 • Notice and Agenda
Special Permit Application
• Project Plans
10 Essex Street Meeting Notes
January 27, 2014 • Notice and Agenda  • 541 Massachusetts Avenue Report
October 28, 2014 • Agenda
January 7, 2015 • Agenda
July 21, 2015 • Agenda Meeting Summary
September 15, 2015 • No Agenda
• Walking tour 
• Meeting Summary
October 26, 2015              • Agenda
• Special Permit Application Summary
• Meeting Summary
November 19, 2015 • Agenda

February 4, 2016 • Agenda 
907 Main Street Project Plans 
907 Main Street Updated Project Plans 
Meeting Summary
November 2, 2016 47 Bishop Allen Drive Meeting Notice 
47 Bishop Allen Special Permit Application 
Mass & Main Meeting Notice 
Mass & Main Special Permit Application 
Mass & Main Special Permit Critreria 
Mass & Main Plans

Central Square Advisory Committee meetings are listed on the Citywide Calendar of Events.

 Central Square Documents and Information

For More Information

For more information about the Central Square Advisory Committee, please contact Stuart Dash at 617/349-4640 or email sdash@cambridgema.gov.