ASSEMBLED: Somerville’s New Arts Market Opens for Business
August 2013, Dig Boston
It’s a fact that may surprise you: Somerville has the second largest population of artists per capita in the country, second only to New York City. And some of these artists will be participating in the city’s newest weekend hot spot: Assembled Arts Market, going down every Saturday afternoon in Somerville from May 18 to September 21.
Legoland Discovery Center coming to Somerville’s Assembly Square
July 2013, Boston Globe
If your kids like Legos, you’re going to want to read this: A massive Legoland Discovery Center — basically a mecca of miniature building — is coming to Somerville’s Assembly Square.
The 44,000-square-foot indoor facility will open next spring as part of the $1.2 billion Assembly Row development, giving the complex an attraction its developers expect will lure visitors from hundreds of miles.
New building breaks ground at Assembly Row
May 2013, Boston.com
The fourth and final building of the first phase of Assembly Row ceremonially broke ground Thursday. The new building will feature 100,000 square feet of office space and 30,000 square feet of retail space. Above, Mayor Joseph Curtatone speaks to a crowd gathered under a tent at the site of the new building on Thursday morning.
Timeline shows progress at Assembly Square
March 2012, Boston Globe
Groundbreaking on AVA Somerville (studio, one- and two-bedroom units designed for urban professionals) and Avalon at Assembly Row (larger, more upscale studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units with gourmet kitchens and balconies). The mixed-use residential/retail buildings at 74 Foley St. will include more than 400 apartments.
Assembly Square development is taking shape
December 2012, Boston Globe North
The steel beams of one structure can be seen from Interstate 93 and the foundation of another has been poured. The development of Assembly Square in Somerville is becoming a reality.
Work has begun on two of four buildings expected to be completed in 2014 as part of the first phase ofAssembly Row, a massive mixed-use development site that, when completed, is expected to include more than 800,000 square feet of retail space, about 1.75 million square feet of offices, and more than 2,000 apartments.