City Hall Annex Entry Plaza Accessibility Upgrades

City Hall Annex Entry Plaza Accessibility Upgrades anticipated to begin in March 2018. These upgrades generally consist of replacing existing brick surfacing with a more consistent, stable concrete surface, addition of a walkway when approaching from the west, addition of a rain garden for storm water runoff, reduction of the stair width, relocation of some bicycle parking to the rear garden area adjacent to Inman Place, wayfinding enhancements for people with disabilities to locate the front entrance including improved signage and paving indicators, and addition of limited seating at the front plaza and sidewalk

April

Presentations from the Community Meeting and Occupant Meeting are now available under the "Documents" tab on this page. A complete project schedule can also be found under this tab. 


NOTICE: City Hall Annex Entry Plaza Accessibility Upgrades Community Meeting on Thursday, April 5th from 6PM-7:30PM On Thursday, April 5th from 6:00-7:30 pm, the Department of Public Works will be hosting a Community Meeting in the fourth floor Conference Room at the City Hall Annex located at 344 Broadway.

City staff will be holding a public meeting to discuss accessibility upgrades to the entry plaza at the City Hall Annex located at 344 Broadway. Construction is anticipated to begin in June 2018 and last approximately 4 months.

The project generally consists of:
  • Replacing existing brick surfacing with a more consistent, stable concrete surface
  • Addition of a walkway leading to the entrance when approaching from the west
  • Addition of a rain garden for storm water runoff 
  • Reduction of the stair width from the sidewalk to the main entrance
  • Relocation of bicycle parking stanchions 
  • Wayfinding enhancements for people with disabilities to locate the front entrance including improved signage and paving indicators
  • Addition of limited seating 

A brief presentation will be given, followed by a comment, question and answer period. We encourage you to attend, as we value the feedback we receive from Cambridge residents and businesses.

Information and Assistance:

The City of Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of disability. The City of Cambridge will provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative format, and reasonable modifications in policies upon request. For more information on this project, please contact Julie Lynch at the Department of Public Works at jlynch@cambridgema.gov / 617.349.9452.

Sincerely,

Dan Riviello
Community Relations Manager
Department of Public Works


The Landscape Accessibility Improvements plan is now available under the "Documents" tab on this page. 


The presentation and meeting minutes from the February 1, 2018 community meeting as well as the Committee on Public Planting presentation are now available under the "Documents" tab on this page.


NOTICE: City Hall Annex Entry Plaza Accessibility Upgrades Community Meeting on February 1

On Thursday, February 1st from 6:00-7:30 pm, the Department of Public Works will be hosting a Community Meeting in the second floor Community Room at the City Hall Annex located at 344 Broadway.

City staff will be holding a public meeting to discuss accessibility upgrades to the entry plaza at the City Hall Annex located at 344 Broadway. Construction is anticipated to begin in March 2018 and last approximately 4 months.

The project generally consists of:
  • Replacing existing brick surfacing with a more consistent, stable concrete surface
  • Addition of a walkway leading to the entrance when approaching from the west
  • Addition of a rain garden for storm water runoff 
  • Reduction of the stair width from the sidewalk to the main entrance
  • Relocation of bicycle parking stanchions 
  • Wayfinding enhancements for people with disabilities to locate the front entrance including improved signage and paving indicators
  • Addition of limited seating 
A brief presentation will be given, followed by a comment, question and answer period. We encourage you to attend, as we value the feedback we receive from Cambridge residents and businesses.

Information and Assistance:
The City of Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of disability. The City of Cambridge will provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative format, and reasonable modifications in policies upon request. For more information on this project, please contact Julie Lynch at the Department of Public Works at jlynch@cambridgema.gov / 617.349.9452. 


NOTICE: City Hall Annex Entry Plaza Accessibility Upgrades Community Meeting on Oct. 26

City staff will be holding a public meeting to discuss accessibility upgrades to the entry plaza at the City Hall Annex located at 344 Broadway. Construction is anticipated to begin in March 2018 and last approximately 3-4 months.

The project generally consists of:
• Replacing existing brick surfacing with a more consistent, stable concrete surface
• Addition of a walkway when approaching from the west
• Addition of a rain garden for storm water runoff
• Reduction of the stair width
• Relocation of some bicycle parking to the rear garden area adjacent to Inman Place
• Wayfinding enhancements for people with disabilities to locate the front entrance including improved signage and paving indicators
• Addition of limited seating at the front plaza and sidewalk

On Thursday, October 26 from 6:00-7:30 pm, the Department of Public Works will be hosting a community meeting in the second floor Community Room at the City Hall Annex located at 344 Broadway.

A brief presentation will be given, followed by a comment, question and answer period. We encourage you to attend, as we value the feedback we receive from Cambridge residents and businesses.

Information and Assistance:
The City of Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of disability. The City of Cambridge will provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative format, and reasonable modifications in policies upon request. For more information, please contact Dan Riviello, Community Relations Manager, at driviello@cambridgema.gov / 617.349.4825.

A complete project schedule is now available under the "Documents" tab of this page.


Please check the "Updates" tab for the most up-to-date information. Construction is anticipated to begin in March 2018 and last approximately 3-4 months.

The project generally consists of:

  • Replacing existing brick surfacing with a more consistent, stable concrete surface
  • Addition of a walkway when approaching from the west
  • Addition of a rain garden for storm water runoff
  • Reduction of the stair width
  • Relocation of some bicycle parking to the rear garden area adjacent to Inman Place
  • Wayfinding enhancements for people with disabilities to locate the front entrance including improved signage and paving indicators
  • Addition of limited seating at the front plaza and sidewalk

Kate Riley

Project Administrator- Community Relations

Phone: 617-349-4870

Email: kriley@cambridgema.gov


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