Improvements include installation of ultra-efficient mechanical systems featuring energy recovery, low flow plumbing fixtures, LED light fixtures and an automated Building Management System to manage automated temperature and window shading controls. New rooftop equipment will be enclosed or screened to mitigate noise and vibration from the units. A new high-albedo (aka white roof) is being installed to reduce solar gain in the building.
Charles Park will create approximately 300 construction jobs and 2,000 permanent positions.
As part of the project, Charles Park will renovate the Rogers Street courtyard space.
The Charles Park team is proud to partner with the City of Cambridge and local artists to incorporate public art throughout the Charles Park construction.
The existing restaurant Shabu and Main plans to remain open throughout the duration of the project.
Charles Park will meet LEED Gold, Fitwell and Wired Score Certifications and preliminary plans include heart recovery, low flow plumbing fixtures and a high-albedo roof replacement.
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