Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount. Is one woman’s studio another woman’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, the magic number is $3,500 a month in Cambridge.
The e-commerce giant has been seeking a certificate of occupancy for the vacant space at One Central Square since January. But Cambridge inspectors have decided that the company needs a special permit to open.
There’s a lot going up in and around Boston as 2018 chugs along. Here’s a map of major developments to watch during the next 12 months. Consider it an explainer for the scaffolding and cones you’ll encounter.
A lawsuit has halted development of Mass + Main, one of Cambridge’s biggest new developments. The Massasoit Elks Lodge at 55 Bishop Allen Drive has sued the city over the project’s potential impact on neighbors.
Central Square’s Mass + Main has upped its tally of apartments by 12 percent. Still, it could be another three years before the complex is move-in ready. That’s an eternity in a city with a cartoonishly low housing supply.