Central Square’s Mass + Main on its way to altering the Cambridge skyline

195-foot tower

by Tom Acitelli | November 16, 2017

Construction has started on Mass + Main, a project that will add three buildings and 306 apartments to Cambridge’s Central Square.

One of those buildings will run to 19 stories and 195 feet, placing it among the tallest in Cambridge (though a proposal down the road in Kendall Square might render that height quaint in a bit).

The construction caps years of planning by developer Twining Properties. The project also overcame objections from some locals, including members of a neighboring Elks Lodge, concerned about the project’s scope.

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