The Volpe-National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge’s Kendall Square currently includes a 13-floor building. One city councilor says a 1,000-foot tower should be authorized.

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The Volpe-National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge’s Kendall Square currently includes a 13-floor building. One city councilor says a 1,000-foot tower should be authorized.

Cambridge ponders high-rise rules for Kendall Square

Proposed zoning regulations would permit a 500-foot-tall tower on the 14-acre grounds of the Volpe transportation center complex. By Dan Adams

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