Construction Update #7

• MARKET CENTRAL : formerly known as Mass+Main, Union House is the first of three buildings to be completed in Market Central by late Fall 2018. Leasing info for 23 apartments on Bishop Allen Drive is now available – learn more → • WATERMARK CENTRAL : the 19-story tower on Mass Ave competed the elevator […]

Construction Update #6

• SIDEWALKS & TRAFFIC : The end of Columbia St will be one-way through next summer. The Columbia St sidewalk and sidewalks on Bishop Allen Drive will continue to be closed. Pedestrian paths are available; see diagram. • MASS AVE BUILDING : Garage excavation, foundations and tower crane are completed. The concrete elevator core will […]

Twining Properties and MassPRIM Close $110 Million Financing for Mass+Main

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6/5/2018 CAMBRIDGE, MA – June 5, 2018. Mass+Main – a mixed-income residential community developed by Twining Properties in partnership with MassPRIM – announced today the development has closed on $110 million with combined financing provided by New York Life Insurance Company ($103 million) and East Boston Savings Bank ($7 million). Mass+Main will […]

Construction Update #5

• COLUMBIA ST FOUNDATIONS : Excavation for the basement and most of the foundations are completed. • MASS AVE FOUNDATIONS : The slurry walls are completed and excavation for the 2-story garage started in the last week in February. • 47 BISHOP ALLEN DRIVE : The slab was poured in late February, followed by erecting […]

Construction Update #4

January 17, 2018 | Headlines • COLUMBIA ST FOUNDATIONS : Steel piles were completed. Foundations and basement are scheduled for completion in the Spring. • MASS AVE FOUNDATIONS : slurry wall guide walls are completed and the slurry wall box has started. Completion of the garage structure is expected by this Summer. • 47 BISHOP […]

Twining Properties Breaks Ground on 308 Apartment Mixed Use Development in Central Square

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/16/17 Contact : Madeline Fitzgerald, 617-939-3873, State Treasurer Goldberg, Cambridge Mayor Simmons and the community celebrate a new transit oriented mixed use development on the Central Square Red Line Cambridge, Mass. – November 16, 2017 – Twining Properties, joined by State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons, today […]

Construction Update #3

November 13, 2017 | Headlines • MASS+MAIN DEMOLITION : 5 buildings were demolished in the last six weeks, leaving one. • COLUMBIA ST FOUNDATIONS : steel sheeting starts this week, followed by deep piles and a concrete basement, completion expected by March 2018. • MASS AVE FOUNDATIONS : slurry wall and foundations for the 2-story […]

Construction Update #2

September 26, 2017 | Headlines • MASS+MAIN STARTS : Parking Lot #6 spaces move to 65 Bishop Allen Drive, construction schedule. • GARAGE GONE : 47 Bishop Allen Drive garage is demolished. • NEW HOUSING : construction for 23 apartments starts in October. See link to website newsletter →

Construction Update #1

August 3, 2017 | Headlines • OUT WITH THE OLD : 47 Bishop Allen Dr. garage demolition starts. • IN WITH THE NEW : new housing with 23 apartments replaces the garage. • PLANNING CONTINUES : M+M team continues coordination with City & neighbors, schedule.  

7/6 CHC Hearing – 411 Mass Ave

The Cambridge Historical Commission held a hearing on the Lafayette Square Building (recently occupied by Apollo Dental). Because of structural considerations, proximity to the Redline tunnel and a City storm drainage project, the CHC approved the demolition and restoration of the 1887 front facade. The western “partywall” will be replaced with a new brick facade […]