Current and Recent Special Permits

This table includes special permit applications, supporting documents, hearing notices, and decisions for all applications submitted since the beginning of 2011 and not yet built or currently under construction.

Please note that some of these files are large and may a significant amount of time to download onto a computer.

For More Information

For more information about these and other special permit applications contact Liza Paden at 617/349-4647 or lpaden@cambridgema.gov.

Permit
(Name)
Address/
Application Documents
Application/
Location Map
Hearing Notice/
Decision
PB26 Major Amendment 125 Cambridgepark Drive

See PB279 for application and related materials
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PB47 Major Amendment 150 Cambridgepark Drive

See PB279 for application and related materials
 -------- Decision
PB85 Major Amendment 4
(EF Building)
1 Education Street Application Notice Oct. 1 and Oct. 29
Map Decision
PB175 Major Amendment 3 Maple Leaf Building/East and Leighton Streets Development Proposal
Final Development Plan
Notice Sept. 20, 2011
Notice Nov. 1, 2011
Plans
Resubmitted Plan
Utility Plans
Traffic Study
Map Preliminary Determination
Decision
PB179 Amendment North Point Development Application Notice
Plans 1 of 3
Plans 2 of 3
Plans 3 of 3
Prior Permits and Submitted Plans
• Parcel N Plans 1 of 3
• Parcel N Plans 2 of 3
• Parcel N Plans 3 of 3
• Parcel N Supplemental Plans
Map Preliminary Determination
Decision
PB179 Major Amendment North Point Development Application Notice July 22, 2014
• Notice August 5, 2014
Preliminary Determination Criteria
Traffic & Parking Memo
Map
PB189 (Parking Amendment) 303 Third Street Amendment Application Notice
CDD Memo Map   
PB198 Amendments (Discovery Park) Acorn Park Drive (See Application Documents Below-Left) Notice
Major Amdt. Application Vol. 1
Major Amdt. Application Vol. 2
Major Amdt. Application Vol. 3
Minor Amdt. Application Vol. 1
Minor Amdt. Application Vol. 2
 
PB231A Major Amendment 2 150 Second Street Application Notice
Presentation to Planning Board Map • Preliminary Determination
• Decision
PB241A
(St. James)
Reauthorization
1991-2013 Massachusetts Avenue, St. James Episcopal Church and Car Wash site Application Notice
Original Decision
Traffic Study and Comments
Zoning Relief Requested
Map Decision
PB243
(Alexandria)
50, 75, 100, 125 and 225 Binney Street, 161 First Street, and 270 Third Street
75-125 Binney Street Design Review Plans Map Decision
PB252/PB252A
(North Cambridge Catholic High)
40 Norris Street
North Cambridge Catholic High Building
Original Application
Amended Appl.
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Plans
Extension Request October 19 2011
November 17, 2011 Plans
December 12, 2011 Plans
December 20, 2012 Parking Analysis and T&P Comments
Extension Request January 3, 2012
Letter from Applicant January 10, 2012
January 31, 2012 Traffic & Parking Comments
January 10, 2012 Plans
Additional Plans
Map Decision
PB253
(Art Institute)
1801 Massachusetts Avenue, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University Application Notice
Plans
January 18, 2011 Traffic & Parking Comments
Map Decision
B254 (Faces) 223-231 Concord Turnpike, The Residences at Alewife, Faces Nightclub site Application Notice
Traffic Study
Plans
January 18, 2011 Traffic & Parking Comments
Map Decision
PB255
(Fawcett St.)
70 Fawcett Street Application Notice
Plans
March 15, 2011 Traffic & Parking Comments
• June 18, 2011 Traffic & Parking Comments
Map Decision
PB256
(Hampshire St.)
34-36 Hampshire Street Application Notice
Plans
Traffic Study
Parking Plans
Map Decision
PB257
(Ames St)
75 Ames Street Application Notice
Plans
Map Decision
PB259
(52 Brattle Street)
1 Story Street/52 Brattle Street Application Notice
Plans
Historical Commission Certificate of
Appropriateness
Map Decision
PB260
(Old Police Station)
5 Western Avenue/Old Police Station Application Notice
Plans
June 28, 2011 Traffic & Parking Comments
Map Decision
PB262
(EF)
1 Education Street Preliminary Application
Final Application
Application Supplement
Notice
Preliminary Plan
Final Development Plan
Map Decision
PB265
(Novartis Expansion)
181 Massachusetts Avenue Application Notice
Plans
Courtyard Design
Revised Courtyard Design
• December 11, 2011 Traffic & parking Comments
Map Decision
PB269
(Concord Avenue and Wheeler Street)
563-603 Concord Avenue
19 Wheeler Street
Application Notice
Plans 1 of 2
Plans 2 of 2
March 20, 2012 Traffic & Parking Comments
• Mechanical System Plans
Map Decision
PB270
(160 Cambridgepark Drive)
160 Cambridgepark Drive Application April 3, 2012 Notice
May 15, 2012 Notice
Plans
• March 20, 2012 Traffic & Parking Comments
May 15, 2012 Traffic & parking Comments
Map Decision
PB272
(165 Cambridgepark Drive)
165 Cambridgepark Drive Application Notice
Plans
• Revised Plans
September 11, 2012 Traffic & Parking Comments
October 30, 2012 Traffic & Parking Comments
Map Decision
PB273
(54R Cedar Street)
54R Cedar Street
Also known as 54 1/2 Cedar Street
• Application
Revised Application
September 11, 2012 Notice
January 15, 2013 Notice
• Plans
Revised Elevation Plan
Map Decision (Denial)
PB274
(51 Cedar Street)
 51 Cedar Street Application Notice
Plans
Revised Plans
Map Decision
PB275
(350 Third Street Green Roof)
350 Third Street Application Notice
Map Decision
PB276
(33 Cottage Park)
33 Cottage Park Avenue Application Notice
Revised Notice
Continued Notice
Plans Map Decision
PB277
(King School)
100 Putnam Avenue Application Notice
Map Decision
PB278
(240 Sidney Street)
240 Sidney Street Application
• Revised Application
Notice
Continued Notice
• Plans Part 1
Plans Part 2 
• Revised Plans
• Additional Submission
Map Decision
PB279
(130 Cambridgepark Drive)
130 Cambridgepark Drive Application Notice
Plans
• Revised Plans
Traffic Study 

 

Map • Decision 
See also PB26 Major Amendment
See also PB47 Major Amendment
PB280
(19-21 Wendall Street)
19-21 Wendall Street Application Notice
Plans Map Decision
PB281
(Inn at Harvard)
1201 Massachusetts Avenue Application Notice
Plans Map Decision
PB282
(533 Putnam Ave.)
533 Putnam Avenue Application Notice
Plans Map Decision
PB283
(300 Massachusetts Avenue)
300 Massachusetts Avenue Application Part 1
Application Part 2
Notice
• Continued Notice
Traffic Study 
• CDD Comments
• Additional Submission
Revised Plans for September 3, 2013
CDD Updated Comments
Map Decision
PB284
(15-33 Richdale Avenue)
15-33 Richdale Avenue Application • Notice 
Notice
Plans
• Traffic & Parking Memo
• Revised Plans
• Revised Dimensional Form
• Revised Application
• Traffic Study Supplement
Map Decision
PB285
(10 Essex Street)
10 Essex Street Application
Revisions to Application
Notice
• Plans
Revised Plans January 15, 2014
• Traffic & Parking Dept. Memos
Map Decision
PB286
(JC Adams)
75 New Street Application  • Notice
• Continued Notice
• Plans
Transportation Impact Study
• Traffic & Parking Memo
• Design Review Memo
CDD Comments
• Revised Plans
Map
PB288
(Courthouse)
40 Thorndike Street Application • Notice
• Continued Notice
Continued Notice
• Continued Notice
• Plans Part 1
• Plans Part 2
• Traffic & Parking Comments
• Traffic Study
• Update to Planning Board
• Construction Mitigation Plan
• Lighting Memo
• Glare Study
• Wind Study
Supplemental Narrative
Revised Drawings
CDD Memo
Traffic & Parking Update
Applicant Presentation July 29, 2014
Map
PB289
(Crimson Galleria)
57 JFK Street • Notice
Plans
Request for Continuance
Map
PB290
(1-3 Langdon Street)
1-3 Langdon Street Application • Notice
Application and Plans Map Decision
PB291
(16-18 Bellis Circle)
16-18 Bellis Circle Application • Notice
Application and Plans Map Decision
PB292
(180R Cambridgepark Drive)
180R Cambridgepark Drive/
88 Cambridgepark Drive
Application Part 1
Application Part 2
Application Part 3
Updated Application
• June 17 2014 Notice
July 8, 2014 Notice
Plans Part 1
Plans Part 2
Plans Part 3
Transportation Impact Study
• Conservation Commission
Order of Conditions 

CDD Memo
Traffic & Parking Memo
Special Permit Criteria
Staff Memo on Planning in the "Triangle"
Revised Application Materials
Map