1781-1791 Mass Ave.

There is a Planning Board Meeting 12/05/2017 for a Comprehensive Permit Review for this affordable housing project at 1791 Massachusetts Avenue (the old dentist’s home, next to the old North Prospect Church moved by Lesley, now part of the College of Arts & Design). On the other side is Newport Road Condominiums.

PSNA November 2017 (Annual meeting)

Porter Square Neighbors Association
November 16, 7-9PM
North Cambridge Senior Center
2050 Massachusetts Avenue


• Annual Election of Officers
• Email list update
• Future PSNA activities
• Ears to the Ground

Construction Projects

Porter Square is facing a number of big construction projects, including:

Visit the individual pages for status and contact information.

Recently completed:

  • The Rand, a mixed retail and rental apartment building replacing Bob Slate's.
  • Porter Square Hotel, 65 rooms and a restaurant replacing the Kaya Restaurant at 1924 Massachusetts Avenue.
  • Hathaway Lofts, 46 residential units re-using the historic Hathaway Bakery at 15-33 Richdale Avenue.
  • Lesley University's Lunder Arts Center at 1801 Massachusetts Avenue, just south of University Hall.
  • An 8 unit, 55 foot high condominium with ground level parking at 18 White Street, replacing a Victorian home.
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