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Reduce, Reuse, Rehab: Cambridge City Hall Annex

Cambridge, Massachusetts The City Hall Annex in Cambridge, Mass., is an excellent model of how historic preservation and sustainable design can work together to simultaneously cut costs, lower carbon emissions and preserve historic buildings. In 2005, following a one and a half-year renovation project in which 85 percent of all construction waste was recycled, the […]

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Architectural Ambler: Brattle Street

Cambridge, Massachusetts This month, the Architectural Ambler visits historic Brattle Street, a prominent thoroughfare in the Old Cambridge National Register Historic District in Cambridge, Mass. Allegedly named for 18th-century Brattle Street resident – and British Loyalist – Col. William Brattle Jr., Brattle Street extends westward from Cambridge’s original historic core near Harvard Square, where the […]

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