Cape Cambridge

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Cape Cambridge Meridian Flag.png
Cape Cambridge Downtown at Night.png
Overlooking Cape Cambridge Downtown from a rooftop
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Flag of Cape Cambridge
Town officials
Mayor PaintedBlue
Deputy Mayor kyyl_
Transit
Metro/Subway cMetro
Bus cBus
Roadway(s) B4-marker.png (under construction)
Water Cape Cambridge International Seaport
Airport(s) Cape Cambridge Orilla Airfield
Cape Cambridge Neil Armstrong International Airport (future)
Rail John Glenn Transit Center
Facts and figures
Founded September 18th 2020
Recognized as town October 24th 2020
Town rank [Senator]
State Meridia
MPO Federated States of the New World
Other info
Motto "A City in Motion"

Cape Cambridge is a city situated on a cape in the Zeta region of the New World owned by PaintedBlue. It is located in Ward 5 and located near Oceanside. The town is part of the Federated States of the New World and also the capital and largest city of the State of Meridia. The town style differs from district to district. It strives to go with a semi-realistic feel.

History

Cape Cambridge was founded on September 18th, 2020 after PaintedBlue's original town of Lilygrove seemed very unsatisfactory to him. Furthermore, PaintedBlue was losing interest in building in the town of Yalebrook. Therefore, he decided to make a third town that could get him up to Governor. He was thinking of building across from Oceanside to expand Meridia, however there was a town there already called Grafton. After doing some research on the town, he built a road and called it Cape Celina. However, Celina was already a town, and it didn't make sense to call it that, so he renamed it to Cape Cambridge instead. He then planned out roads, expanded the original road, made city blocks, and planned out some more.

Later on, he wanted to help make a ferry service between his town, and Oceanside, so he built a seaport which could only serve Lake 49 at the time. Eventually, a canal was built between lake 49 and lake 20, allowing more sea connections to be made. During the September 2020 ISM, he IATd the town of Grafton, and started a rail link to the other side (which he gave to Oceanside). He then demolished his side because he wanted to build an airfield there later. PaintedBlue has plans for a spaceport as well on the East Cove area later. Eventually, PaintedBlue managed to acquire the rank of Councillor for the town, making it his second ranked town. Cape Cambridge eventually obtained the rank of Mayor as development on the town swiftly increased. On the 14th of March, PaintedBlue submitted the town for Senator, and on March 28th, was approved for promotion. Currently, PaintedBlue is attempting to attain the rank of Governor for the city.

As the city was expanding, PaintedBlue decided to make use of the peninsula near the seaport. He then began work on the Seaport Village Project, a project that would turn the rest of the peninsula into a car-free waterfront shopping and dining complex. The city is also set to host the 2021 MRT Summer Games, with the MRTSG Complex being built recently for it.

Transport

Cape Cambridge Orilla Airfield at noon from the east

Inter-city Transport

Inter-city transport is mainly done by boat. Hummingbird Boat Lines started the first route to the seaport and out. BayLink operates cart rail from Cape Cambridge-Grafton District to Oceanside-West Point. Air and heli services are offered at the city's airfield and heliport. MARC warp rail service is also planned.

Air

Cape Cambridge has two main air facilities, that being Cape Cambridge Orilla Airfield (COA) and Comiskey Island Heliport (CIS), however there are also seaplane gates at the Cape Cambridge International Seaport. Cape Cambridge Neil Armstrong International (CAX) will be built at Governor.

Water

Water transport is the main form of transport in Cape Cambridge, and is managed through the Cape Cambridge International Seaport. It offers several boat lines and seaplane flights out of it to other cities.

Rail

Newrail operated the first rail line between Cape Cambridge and Oceanside. Future rail lines from MARC will help people in and out of the city.

Internal Transport

Internal transport is managed by BayLink, which operates both the cMetro and cBus service.

cMetro Beachfront Station at night.

Districts & Neighborhoods

Cape Cambridge is split into many different neighborhoods and districts usually based off of zoning or geography.

Embarcadero

The Embarcadero is a small commercial district in South Cambridge. It contains some commercial areas, as well as office spaces. It is the cities primary transit hub, being home to the Cape Cambridge International Seaport.

The Cape Cambridge Embarcadero's market zone.

Downtown

Downtown is the main high density zone and urban center of the city. It contains many offices and apartments, along with the Piazza dell'Unità, a square in the heart of the district where many food and shopping options are available. This district also has the John Glenn Transit Center, a major underground intercity rail station that serves the city.

Government District

The Government District will be where most government buildings will be. Most embassies will be located here, along with the Meridian Capitol Building.

Pinewood

Pinewood will be a small urban district and also the southernmost district of North Cambridge.

Grafton

Grafton is a small neighborhood located on the Grafton Peninsula formed from the east point of the former town of Grafton. It is the home of Cape Cambridge Orilla Airfield.

Space Coast

The Space Coast district will be a district spanning the entirety of the cape on eastern South Cambridge. It will be the home of the South Zeta Space Center upon reaching governor.

Beachfront

Beachfront will be a small suburban neighborhood which is situated on a tip of the western end of North Cambridge.

Punto Norte

Punto Norte will be the northernmost point in the city. It will also be the largest district in the city upon its completion. It might hold more houses, and is planned to be home to Cape Cambridge Neil Armstrong International Airport upon promotion to Governor.

Sights of interest

The Piazza dell'Unità lit up at night

Maxwell Park

Maxwell Park is a park located in the Embarcadero district. It was made primarily to add some green space in the city.

Piazza dell'Unità

The Piazza dell'Unità is a small piazza located in downtown Cape Cambridge. It houses several shops and food options. The piazza was inspired by the Piazza della Famiglia in the Little Italy district of downtown San Diego.

Shirley Peaks National Park (future)

The Shirley Peaks National Park will be a national park located on the mountains next to the town.

Cape Cambridge's Maxwell Park and the surrounding Embarcadero district.

Meridian Capitol Building (planned)

The Meridian Capitol Building is the building where the Meridian State Assembly operate and decide laws for the state of Meridia.

Alan Shepard Memorial Theater

The Alan Shepard Memorial Theater is a theater for hosting events. PaintedBlue originally made it in case of the unlikely event he manages to win an MRTvision Screenshot Contest, and needs a venue to host it in. The theater is the first building in the town to be made using a CAD software.

Seaport Village

Seaport Village is a waterfront shopping and dining complex located at the end of the Embarcadero Peninsula. The whole area will be car-free, and transportation will mostly be done via footpaths and bikeways. The complex is inspired off of San Diego's Seaport Village.

Buildings

Total Completed Builds: 54

Legend
Status Meaning
Planned Building is not built yet, but is still planned
In-Progress Building is being built
Built Building is complete
Building Name Street Name Type District Status
Cape Cambridge International Seaport Main Street Seaport Embarcadero Built
Blue's Travel Store Main Street Commercial Embarcadero Built
IDK Clothes Store Main Street Commercial Embarcadero Built
Azure Electronics Main Street Commercial Embarcadero Built
Bank of Meridia Main Street Institutional Embarcadero Built
Cape Cambridge Post Office Main Street Institutional Embarcadero Built
Cape Cambridge Public Library Main Street Institutional Embarcadero Built
The Store Main Street Commercial Embarcadero Built
Vacant Franchise Space Main Street Commercial Embarcadero Built
FSAA Blockhouse Main Street Government Embarcadero Built
Jack in the Box Main Street Commercial Embarcadero Built
Generic Cafe Name Main Street Commercial Embarcadero Built
Azimuth Systems Shorefront Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
The Sherman Corparation Shorefront Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
Cygnus Inc. Shorefront Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
The Leslie Brothers Shorefront Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
Presto Inc. Shorefront Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
EnCorp Headquarters Shorefront Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
Vector LLC. Shorefront Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
Tomahawk Software Belmont Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
Skysoft United Inc. Belmont Avenue Office Embarcadero Built
Bayside Apartments Main Street Residential Embarcadero Built
Jefferson Flats Main Street Residential Embarcadero Built
Skyward Apartments Main Street Residential Embarcadero Built
Palm Apartments Main Street Residential Embarcadero Built
CCFD Station 1/Nextech Solutions Inc Belmont Avenue Institutional/Office Downtown Built
Recon Inc. Main Street Office Downtown Built
Plaza Apartments/Buxstar Coffee Piazza dell'Unità Commercial/Residential Downtown Built
JGTC/SelCo. Belmont Avenue Transport/Office Downtown Built
Balance Apartments/Leaning Branch Piazza dell'Unità Commercial/Residential Downtown Built
Hex Flats/Sasha's Sock Shop Piazza dell'Unità Commercial/Residential Downtown Built
Nexus Condos/WeierMart Piazza dell'Unità Commercial/Residential Downtown Built
Zyzzyx Flats/Le Sus Piazza dell'Unità Commercial/Residential Downtown Built
Apex Housing Main Street Residential Embarcadero Built
AltaCorp Shorefront Avenue Office Downtown Built
mTech Shorefront Avenue Office Downtown Built
TheCompany Shorefront Avenue Office Downtown Built
Marion Condos Glenn Road Residential Downtown Built
Marquee Apartments Glenn Road Residential Downtown Built
PaintedBlue's Point Tower of Poggerness Grafton Road Residential/Office Downtown Built
Indigo Corporation Grafton Road Office Downtown Built
MPB Broadcasting Center Main Street Office Downtown Built
MasonCo. Glenn Road Office Downtown Built
Skylight Software Grafton Road Office Downtown Built
TinyCo. Grafton Road Office Downtown Built
Blackstone Corp. Grafton Road Office Downtown Built
SysCo Allison Boulevard Office Downtown Built
Resonance Offices Allison Boulevard Office Downtown Built
MayTech Systems Allison Boulevard Office Downtown Built
Uplift Apartments Belmont Avenue Residential Downtown Built
Vertex Apartments Grafton Road Residential Downtown Built
Generic Apartments Name Belmont Avenue Residential Downtown Built
Mahogany Flats Belmont Avenue Residential Downtown In-Progress
Cape Cambridge Orilla Airfield Orilla Drive Airfield Grafton Built
Baymax's Cool Stuff (Not Weed) Seaport Village Commercial Embarcadero Built
Price Mart Seaport Village Commercial Embarcadero In-Progress
Alan Shepard Memorial Theater Glenn Road Recreational Downtown In-Progress
Cape Cambridge CIty Hall Riverside Street Government Government District Built

Trivia

  • The town name Cape Cambridge was inspired by Cape Canaveral, the city which is home to the Kennedy Space Center, hence the plans for a spaceport, and all the astronaut naming things.