John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
MIT President L. Rafael Reif spoke last night before the Cambridge City Council in favor of MIT’s zoning petition for Kendall Square. It was the first time Reif had spoken before the council. He was accompanied by faculty luminaries like former chancellor Phillip L. Clay, Phillip A. Sharp, Robert P. Weinberg, and others.
Nicholas Chornay—The Tech
MIT plans to construct commercial, academic, and residential buildings on what are currently parking lots. In this model from MITIMCo, the three near white buildings are possibilities for commercial buildings on the south side of Main Street. (In the foreground are the Green Building and East Campus dormitory.)