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The Community Takes Ownership of Harvard Square
Oset Babür reports on the "increasingly complex" conversation about the future of Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
"The Dow and Stearns Family Trust’s recent decision to sell its holdings on Brattle Street, along with a number of business closures," are responsible for a lot of that complexity, according to Babür, and a growing number of voices from the community are weighing on planning and development proposals in the Square. Babür specifically describes the actions of Our Harvard Square (OHSQ), the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC), and the Harvard Square Neighborhood Association in propose recommendations on a number of issues in the Square.