The Globe has a good slide show of the $1.5 billion Assembly Square project that the average person hears so much about but usually doesn’t quite get.
The main developer, Federal Realty Investment Trust, also has more general information on the various projects planned in Somerville. Yes, yes, yes. Design sketches always look so pretty, including and perhaps especially the one we show above. But what the heck. Even though there’s no way the final product will look as glorious, it’s nice to dream.
File under: Somerville, All-American City, 1972, 2009 … Try to beat that, Medford!