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Lot 5 in Central Square Closing Temporarily for the Creation of Starlight Square

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The City of Cambridge announced today that Lot 5 in Central Square, located at the corner of Bishop Allen Drive and Norfolk Street, will close for public parking beginning on Tuesday, July 21.

The Central Square Business Improvement District will be transforming Lot 5 into Starlight Square, a temporary venture that will include an outdoor amphitheater with physically-distant seating, a courtyard for dining and dialogue, a community center for summer learning and food distribution, and the Central Square Farmers Market. The lot will be closed for parking through the late fall.

Residents and visitors coming to Central Square have numerous alternative parking options, including; on-street meters, the Green Street Parking Garage located at 260 Green Street, Lot 4 located at the intersection of Bishop Allen Drive and Essex Street, and Lots 8 and 9 located at the intersection of Green Street and Pleasant Street.

The Central Square Farmers Market will continue to operate on Mondays, from 12-6 p.m., within Starlight Square.

For information on public parking options in Cambridge, visit https://www.cambridgema.gov/traffic/Parking.

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Page was last modified on 7/25/2023 1:55 AM
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