Central Square Advisory Committee

Article 20.300 of the Cambridge Zoning Ordinance.

To review all major development proposals in the Central Square Overlay District. Provides a forum within which a wide range of perspectives on development can be heard. Holds a public meeting for projects of a certain size within the Central Square Overlay District and makes a non-binding report to the Planning Board and reviews and comments on applications for variances and special permits in the district.

9 members (architect or landscape architect, 4 members from the Central Square business community and 4 members from the abutting neighborhood).

3 years

City Dept.: 
Community Development, 617-349-4600

For more information, meeting schedule, agenda and meeting minutes, visit the Central Square Advisory Committee page. 

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
  • Wendy Landman, Cambridge Representative
  • Robin Lapidus – Central Square Representative 
  • Michael Monestime – Cambridgeport Representative 
  • Robert Winters - Mid-Cambridge Representative

Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager