Trolley Square, Cambridge, MA

Trolley Square, Cambridge, MA

New construction
32 affordable rental units
8 affordable homeownership units
Ground-level retail space
Community space 

American Institute of Architects “Show You’re Green” award
The Home Depot Foundation’s “Award of Excellence”
Boston Society of Architects “John M. Clancy” award for Socially Responsible Housing
The Enterprise Foundation’s first “Green Communities” award

Sustainable Design
All units built to Energy Star Home standards
Photovoltaic panel array

Sited on a former trolley yard, Trolley Square is a 40-unit affordable mixed-use project that defines a new standard for beautiful and environmentally responsible urban housing. It incorporates solar power generation, energy-efficient systems, healthy indoor air standards and finishes, stormwater management, native landscaping, and many other sustainable features.

Located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and the Linear Park bike path, it allows residents to take advantage of many transportation choices. Winning four prestigious awards, Trolley Square exemplifies Davis Square Architects’ long-standing commitment to environmentally responsible design that enhances the surrounding neighborhood.

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