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Additional Publications

In addition to the reports and other documents listed in the Publications Directory, the Department produces a number of other reports and newsletters on a regular basis.  These include the following:

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For paper copies and to obtain more information about a publication please contact the Community development Department at 617/349-4600 or CDDat344@cambridgema.gov.


Document Name Description Geography Year
South Cambridgeport Development Guidelines 1992 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. Cambridgeport 7/3/1992
Rooftop Mechanicals Task Force Recommendations 2003 report evaluating visual and acoustic issues relating to placement of commercial mechanical equipment, particularly on rooftops in large-scale new development. Citywide 6/28/2003
Riverside Neighborhood Study 2003 2003 report with recommendations developed by a study committee composed of neighborhood residents worked with CDD staff. Cover housing, land use and zoning, urban design, transportation, open space, institutional uses, and economic development. Updates 1992 report. Riverside 7/11/2003
Riverside Neighborhood Study 1992 1992 report with recommendations developed by a study committee composed of neighborhood residents worked with CDD staff. Covers housing, land use and zoning, urban design, transportation, open space, institutional uses, and economic development. Riverside 7/11/1992
Retrofit Program Development Process - Full Report To achieve the goals of its Net Zero Action Plan and to encourage buildings subject to BEUDO to take steps to significantly reduce their energy use, the City conducted research, qualitative analysis, and stakeholder engagement to inform the development of a voluntary, comprehensive retrofit program. 10/7/2019
Rental Applicant Pool Application The Rental Applicant Pool is used to identify eligible applicants for affordable rental units available through the City's Inclusionary Housing Program. 7/25/2018
Recommendations Concerning a New Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance 1997 report describing recommended approaches and options for the City of Cambridge to adopt broader inclusionary zoning provisions Citywide 7/12/1997
Porter Square Post Construction Evaluation 2008 study evaluating reconstruction and redesign of Porter Square and surrounding streets. 7/13/2008
Porter Square Customer Intercept Survey Summary Report 2012 Results of sidewalk customer intercept survey of pedestrians summarizing opinions about Porter Square. 1/7/2013
Play in the Public Realm A summary of the many ways that parks and open space can be activated through programming and design. 12/3/2018