Developer Boston Properties is putting the finishing touches on the interiors of 88 Ames Street, the 22-story, 280-unit apartment building going up in Cambridge’s busy, busy Kendall Square.
The 250-foot tower is expected to open this summer, and will be the tallest new building in Cambridge since the completion of nearby 75 Ames Street in 2014. That Harvard-M.I.T. project stretches to 263 feet.
The units in 88 Ames—which Boston Properties has dubbed the Proto—will range from studios to two-bedrooms. The building will include amenities such as a 24-hour concierge, a coffee lounge, an outdoor terrace, a fitness room, music rooms, and a yoga-spin studio.
Also, around 140 parking spaces in the adjacent East Garage at Main and Vassar streets will be reserved for Proto tenants as the development does not include any new parking. Not that it really needs it per se: The tower is near the Kendall Square stop of the Red Line.
Rents range from $2,550 for some studios to $5,700 for some two-bedrooms. Thirty-six of the units are designated as affordable. FXCollaborative designed the building.
- Website: Proto [Boston Properties]
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