Planning Board Meeting

7:00 PM Tuesday, January 7, 2014

City Hall Annex
344 Broadway
2nd Floor Conference Room

City Wide

Liza Paden ,, 617-349-4647

AGENDA Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Second floor meeting room, City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway Cambridge, Massachusetts GENERAL BUSINESS Update, Brian Murphy, Assistant City Manager for Community Development Board of Zoning Appeal Cases Adoption of the Meeting Transcript(s) PB#287, 1868 Massachusetts Avenue, Special Permit to construct 27 residential units with ground floor retail. This application will be withdrawn and a Development Consultation has been scheduled for Monday, January 6, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at 344 Broadway, 4th floor. PUBLIC HEARING 7:00 p.m. PB#288, 40 Thorndike Street, Special Permit to convert the existing nonconforming Courthouse structure to a mixed use office building containing ground floor retail uses, 24 dwelling units, and below grade parking. Special permits are being sought pursuant to Section 19.20 Project Review, Section 8.22.2.a. Alteration of a Nonconforming Structure, Section 5.28.2 (et seq.), Conversion of a Non-Residential Structure to Residential Use, and Section 10.40 General Special Permit Requirements. Applicant is LMP GP Holdings, c/o Leggat McCall Properties, LLC. General Business items may be taken out of the order in which they appear on the agenda above. Times for General Business items are approximate. Public comments are taken only during a Public Hearing. During the discussion and deliberation on General Business items, the Planning Board does not solicit public comment. The City of Cambridge will provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities upon request. Please make requests for alternative formats at least two weeks in advance by contacting the Planning Board staff listed below. For further information concerning this agenda, please contact Liza Paden, Planning Board staff, at 617 349 4647, Applications and Petitions are online at

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