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Is Kendall Square getting too hip? MIT adds to the boom

The Globe has a story on MIT’s plans for Kendall Square, which describes the school’s backyard as “urban desert, with unused spaces and buildings isolated by wide streets, exaggerating the sense of emptiness.”

That view is a little dated as the bleak landscape made huge progress on the cool curve this summer. In addition to a burst of new restaurants, add this to support that conclusion — it was hard to find a parking space on a recent Thursday night.

Read more of the Globe story here.

Or, take a look yourself:


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