This walk will be leisurely stroll through the Magoun Square area focusing on its unique history, and the status of various local issues, including why some area houses are eligible for historic designation, upcoming additions to the Community Path, updates on the Maxwell Green development and its timetable, and whether the proposed Lowell Street “T” station design is a good fit for the neighborhood. Several resident community leaders will lead this walk, ending at noon, in time to enjoy various nearby Somerville Open Studios that are open from noon-6pm. View the flyer on this walk here.
Date: Saturday May 5, 2012
Event Route: Meet at Hanson Park on Medford St., just east of CVS at intersection of Broadway and Medford St at center of Magoun Square. End back in Magoun Square.
Registration: No need to sign up, just show up at the posted meeting location.
More Information: email email@example.com or via 617-625-6600,ext.2532
Accessibility: This walk is assessable and welcoming to wheelchairs, bicycles, children, and seniors.
Central Square & Beyond: Layers of History and Cultures
Please join us for a free walking tour to explore, observe, and share stories about Central Square, Cambridge’s traditional commercial center, and the historic neighborhood just to the north, once commonly called “The Port” and now part of Area 4. Come see where the first Civil War unit drilled and learn about Lafayette Square, Margaret Fuller’s house, Greek revival architecture, and old and new churches. Freelance writer Michael Kenney and Cambridge Historical Commission’s Charles Sullivan will offer historic background. Participants and chance encounters with residents will provide observations and information.
Date: Saturday, May 5th
Event Start: Holmes Plaza, the park-like area on the southeast corner of Mass. Ave. and Prospect St., near the Central Square T station and #1 Bus.
Event End: End at the Tavern in the Square, where those who wish may continue conversation and purchase lunch.
Registration: RSVP appreciated but not required to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accessibility: This event is accessible and welcoming to wheelchairs, bicycles, seniors, children, and dogs.