All total, what M.I.T. calls the Kendall Square Initiative (not to be confused with ConnectKendall!) is slated to include six new buildings; 740 apartments over two of those buildings, or 500 net new housing units, including affordable housing and graduate-student residences; 100,000 square feet of new and repositioned ground-floor retail; nearly 1 million square feet of office and research space; three acres of plazas and parkland; and the retention of some 800K square feet of existing capacity for future academic use. Everything is supposed to be done in the next six to 10 years. Stay tuned.
· A New Kendall Square Envisioned in $1.2B M.I.T. Plan [Globe]
· Here's How M.I.T.'s Kendall Square Additions Will Look [Curbed Boston]
· Here Are the Four Ideas for Better Connecting Kendall Square [Curbed Boston]