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pdf FY13 Property Tax Update Newsletter
An update to residents regarding FY13 property taxes.
Newsletter Newsletter 1/1/1753
pdf East Cambridge Riverfront Plan
1978 study that serves as the blueprint for redevelopment of the East Cambridge "Triangle," as well as the urban design plan for the East Cambridge Riverfront and industrial area.
7/3/1978
pdf Alewife Fish Book
Published in 1979, the Alewife "Fish Book" plan offered a revised vision for redevelopment of Alewife, then an aging industrial area in western Cambridge.
7/3/1979
pdf Cambridge Institutional Growth Management Plan
Serves as the policy underpinning the regulation of institutional uses in the zoning code. Assesses the relative impact on residential neighborhoods of institutional uses and serves as a guide to the Board of Zoning Appeal for granting special permits.
7/12/1981
pdf Cambridgeport Revitalization Plan
1983 report addressing the diverse needs of the Cambridgeport community by proposing a program of balanced development. The report includes proposals for housing, open space, transportation and business development improvements.
7/5/1983
pdf East Cambridge Zoning Guide
1985 design principles and land use plans for the former industrial area of East Cambridge, covering the triangle from the First and Second Streets to the Charles River. Referenced in Zoning Ordinance, Articles 13.30, 13.40 and 13.50.
7/3/1985
pdf Cambridgeport Blue Ribbon Committee Report
1986 report of the Blue Ribbon Committee on Cambridgeport revitalization. Focuses on land use, housing and urban design issues, with additional attention to open space, traffic and employment opportunities. Referenced in Zoning Ordinance, Article 15.12.
7/9/1986
pdf North Massachusetts Avenue Urban Design Land Use Study 1986
1986 study of concerns and opportunities for the section of Massachusetts Avenue between Porter Square and the Arlington line.
7/13/1986
North Massachusetts Avenue Urban Design Guidelines Handbook
1986 report establish a set of design guidelines for the North Massachusetts Avenue corridor.
7/13/1986
pdf Central Square Action Plan
1987 plan used to guide actions of Central Square Advisory Committee appointed by the City Manager.
7/3/1987
pdf University Park at MIT Urban Design Guidelines
Supplement to the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance south of Pacific Street and west of Albany Street for Planning Board special permit projects. Referenced in Zoning Ordinance, Articles 17.50 through 17.200.
7/3/1987
pdf Central Square Zoning Guide
1989 guide setting out criteria for the review of proposed development projects within the Central Square area. Used with the Central Square Action Plan and referenced in Zoning Ordinance, Article 20.300.
7/3/1989
pdf East Cambridge Neighborhood Study
Recommendations by a 1989 study committee composed of neighborhood residents working with CDD staff covering housing, land use and zoning, urban design, transportation, open space, institutional uses, and economic development.
7/5/1989
pdf Central Square Development Guidelines
The Central Square Development Guidelines have been compiled to assist residents, property owners, developers and the City in reviewing proposed development projects within the Central Square Overlay District.
7/13/1989
pdf North Cambridge Neighborhood Study
1990 report with recommendations by a study committee composed of neighborhood residents working with CDD staff covering housing, land use and zoning, urban design, transportation, open space, institutional uses, and economic development.
7/11/1990
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