IQHQ Community Process

Latest Community Meeting

May 26, 2021

Presentation Slides

05/26/21 Community Meeting Video 

Proposed Site Plan

1. Reuse of two existing buildings, addition of three new research buildings and parking garage. 2. Vast majority of new development is over existing parking spaces or buildings. 3. Increase of 365,000 SF above existing buildings. 4. Compliant with current SD-3 Zoning. 5. No parking space increase. 6. Compliant with the Asbestos Protection Ordinance. 7. Make Jerry’s Pond area publicly accessible.

Project Summary

1. Reuse of two existing buildings, addition of three new research buildings and parking garage. 2. Vast majority of new development is over existing parking spaces or buildings. 3. Increase of 365,000 SF above existing buildings. 4. Compliant with current SD-3 Zoning. 5. No parking space increase. 6. Compliant with the Asbestos Protection Ordinance. 7. Make Jerry’s Pond area publicly accessible.

Gateway at Whittemore Ave

Public Access Plan

1. Proposed pedestrian path materials and dimensions to be coordinated with the city of Cambridge and the community. Railings to be provided where appropiate. Water interaction will be discouraged.

2. Existing chain link fence to be removed and portions of the fence may be relocated between path and edge of pond where appropriate.

3. Short and long term maintenance plans, and an ecological education program will be developed.

4. Picnic tables and seating to be provided at appropriate locations.

5. Tree survey will be completed prior to final determination of path location and dimensions.

6. Rindge Ave boardwalk and viewing station to be created.

Existing Context Photos

Public Access Plan

1. Proposed pedestrian path materials and dimensions to be coordinated with the city of Cambridge and the community. Railings to be provided where appropiate. Water interaction will be discouraged.

2. Existing chain link fence to be removed and portions of the fence may be relocated between path and edge of pond where appropriate.

3. Short and long term maintenance plans, and an ecological education program will be developed.

4. Picnic tables and seating to be provided at appropriate locations.

5. Tree survey will be completed prior to final determination of path location and dimensions.

6. Rindge Ave boardwalk and viewing station to be created.

Rendering Along Rindge Ave

Rendering From Overlook

Perspective Seating

More information will become available as it is released.

David Surette

VP OF DEVELOPMENT, IQHQ

Galluccio & Watson, LLP

ANTHONY GALLUCCIO, PARTNER

Tracy Murphy

PRESIDENT, IQHQ