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MIT aims to create a dynamic mixed-use center in Kendall Square through this historic opportunity to redevelop the Volpe parcel. The Institute will build on the Cambridge community’s extensive urban planning and visioning efforts to advance a plan that connects the neighborhood with new open space, pedestrian links, housing, retail, and science and innovation space.

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Kendall Square Central Square Planning Study (K2C2)

In 2011-2012 the City of Cambridge conducted a comprehensive planning study and public process. The K2 committee recommendations  were incorporated into the 2013 Kendall Square Design Guidelines and Kendall Square Final Report.

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Eastern Cambridge/Kendall Square Open Space Study

The study and Connect Kendall competition culminated in the final Connect Kendall Square Framework Plan, the result of an innovative process that generated creative ideas and strategies. More information about that process is available  here.

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CDD PUD-KS Draft Framework

In 2015 the Cambridge CDD released its draft PUD-KS Draft Urban Design Framework based on the K2 study.

February 2017 Community Meeting Presentations

On February 16, 2017 MIT presented an update on the Volpe process to date and some initial plans and design thoughts for the Volpe site. The presentation slides are available here.

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MIT aims to create a dynamic mixed-use center in Kendall Square through this historic opportunity to redevelop the Volpe parcel.
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