New boutique hotel now open in Cambridge's Porter Square
The 65-suite Porter Square Hotel, a newly built boutique hotel in the heart of Porter Square, is now open. The Porter Square Hotel is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities including an outdoor rooftop garden and a rooftop fitness area. A new steakhouse, Porter House Grill, will open on the Porter Square Hotel's ground floor in Spring 2017, as will a signature patio and garden area at the hotel's rear. Suites at the Porter Square Hotel are now available starting at $179 per night. The following are photographs of the Porter Square Hotel:
New developer for 75-unit residential building on East Somerville Stop and Shop site
Young Construction, a local real estate developer and general contractor, acquired a section of the East Somerville Stop and Shop's surface parking lot last Friday, June 24th, 2016 for $4.25 million as recorded in the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds. The section acquired is a 61,738 square foot parcel known as 60-70 East Cross Street. A three-story, 75-unit residential building designed by Cube3 Studio is approved for construction on the parcel. Young Construction has indicated on its website that construction of the project is starting.
The following is a site plan showing the existing supermarket and the future residential building:
Criterion Development Partners, the parcel's seller, guided the 75-unit building through approval. An initial deed was also recorded Friday transferring ownership of the parcel from The Stop and Shop Supermarket Company to Criterion Development Partners for $2.78 million as recorded in the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds.
The following are renderings of the future 75-unit building at 60 Cross Street East:
View from McGrath Highway
View of building
View of building
The following is the deed for the sale of the parcel to Young Construction: