|You used to be able to buy old furniture here
Cambridge does process well, and this one was no exception. Whether dealing with the city or dealing with the neighbors, there was lots of talking to do. Permit-seeking was multi-layered. Neighbors raised their hackles. Rooftop mechanicals, the machines that heat and cool and vent the air of buildings, are the bane of all neighborhoods because they involve fans which always involve noise. Compromises were sought. And found. Then other neighbors raised their hackles, and compromises were sought but not found. This second issue involved a sign facing out onto Broadway -- was it appropriate for the street and the district. When I was on the City Council, I thought it was. I still do (see photo).
|Now, if only they could get some more chairs
And by the way, my review: Two Thumbs Up -- excellent coffee and food.