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Union Square

The Union Square Neighborhood Plan was adopted by the Planning Board on May 5, 2016. Thank you to everyone involved! Don't forget, final is the new beginning!

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Public Space - Public Life

The final report of the first ever city-wide Public Space Public Life in collaboration with Gehl Studio is out now! The work will build on existing and inform future neighborhood plans.

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Winter Hill Neighborhood Plan

The Winter Hill Neighborhood Plan Draft is out now! We felt that it had enough substance to give you another opportunity for feedback. The comment period will be open until June 24th.

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The City of Somerville’s first-ever Historic Preservation Plan seeks to better understand and preserve what makes our city unique. We want to know: How does Somerville’s history affect the way our city looks, moves, feels, and functions? Please join us for the events detailed above and following along with hashtag #SomerStory    

Plan Open House Pop Up

Plan Open House Draws a Crowd

Over 120 residents of Union Square attended the Plan Open House to see the latest plans-in-progress for Boynton Yards and neighborhood-wide public space enhancements. Capitalizing on the spring weather, the community previewed the plans in the Post Office parking lot, while enjoying live music, food from local food trucks, and a bike maintenance area.  This informal gathering was followed by

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Union Square Plan Open House #1

Join us Wednesday, May 13 for the Plan Open House for the Union Square Neighborhood Plan. This meeting will focus on planning for Union Square’s public realm, new open space, and Boynton Yards.  An additional meeting will be scheduled over the summer to consider in more detail the Union Square Redevelopment parcels and the fiscal

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