Harvard Square Advisory Committee

The Harvard Square Advisory Committee is appointed by the City Manager to undertake all large project reviews and to receive all applications for variances and special permits for activities within the Harvard Square Overlay District.  The Committee meets as needed, on an irregular basis. 

To learn the location of the Harvard Square Overlay District go to the Zoning Overlay Districts Map

Advisory Committee Members

  • Willis Bibbins
  • Sheldon Cohen
  • John DiGiovanni
  • Gladys Gifford
  • Frank Kramer
  • Alexandria Offiong, Harvard
  • Hugh Russell
  • Mary Webb

Advisory Committee Meeting Dates, Agendas and Meeting Minutes

The Harvard Square Advisory Committee meets on an as-needed basis.

Date  Agenda  Minutes 
November 15, 2012 Agenda  57 JFK Street Report
January 27, 2014 • Agenda
• 11 Dunster Street BZA Application
11 Dunster Street Plans
• 11 Dunster Street Report
 

Harvard Square Advisory Committee meetings are also listed on the citywide Calendar of Events.

For More Information

For more information about the Harvard Square Advisory Committee, please call Liza Paden at 617/349-4647 or email lpaden@cambridgema.gov

Harvard Square Documents  and Information

Harvard Square Conservation District and Neighborhood Conservation Districts

 The Harvard Square Conservation District is administered by the Cambridge Historic Commission

Neighborhood conservations districts, or NCDs, recognize the particular design qualities of distinctive neighborhoods and encourage their protection and maintenance.  NCDs located in or near the Harvard Square Overlay District include the Half Crown-Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District and the Mid-Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District

To contact the Cambridge Historical Commission, call 617/349-4683.