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Union Square

How do you see the future of Union Square? Click here to find all of the information about ongoing planning efforts in Union Square.

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Public Space - Public Life

Gehl Studio joins forces with the SomevillebyDesign team to put people and public life first in planning for public space.

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Zoning Overhaul

SomerVision includes over 180+ goals, policies, or actions that demand updating the current Somerville Zoning Ordinance.

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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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