Open Space Plan

Map of Open Space 7 Year Action Plan

In order to be eligible for open space grant funding from the state, a city or town must have a current and approved Seven-Year Open Space and Recreation Plan filed with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

The City of Cambridge Open Space and Recreation Plan for the 2009-2016 time period has been approved by EOEEA and is effective through January, 2016.

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Open Space Plan - Complete Document (including Maps and Tables)

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Pages 1-196 Open Space Plan - Text Only
Maps 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5 and Table 3-9 Regional Context, Environmental Justice Populations, Transportation Infrastructure, Bicycle Facilities, Base Zoning Districts, Zoning Reference Sheet
Maps 4-1, 4-2, 4-2A, 4-3, 4-4 Soils, Water Resources, Up-Country Watershed Areas, Historic Protections, Landscape Character and Unique Features
Maps 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4 and Tables 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4; Maps 6-1, 6-2 Significant Private Open Spaces; Major Public Open Spaces, Community Gardens, Schools and Youth Centers; Public Street Streets, Plazas and Pocket Parks; Other Public Facilities; Cambridge Neighborhoods, New Parks and Areas of Need (Green Ribbon Study)
Maps 7-1, 7-2 Eastern Cambridge Planning Study and Concord-Alewife Planning Study Goals
Map 9-1 Seven-Year Action Plan
Tables 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4 Inventory of Major Public Open Spaces, Inventory of Community Gardens; Inventory of Schools and Youth Centers; Inventory of Other Public Facilities

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