Cambridge Real Estate


    CAMBRIDGE FACTS & FIGURES

    Area: 7.13 sq. mi.

    Population: 105,162 (2010 census)

    Home Owners: 36%

    Median Age: 34

    Median Household Income: $74,194

    College Educated: 80%

    Median Home Sale Price: $750,000

    Average Price Per Sqft: $767


    Cambridge is a city in Massachusetts, across the Charles River from Boston. It’s home to Harvard University. At the heart of campus, grassy Harvard Yard is anchored by the neoclassical Widener Library. Harvard Square has cafes, bars and bookstores. The Harvard Art Museums comprise the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger and Arthur M. Sackler collections. Southeast is the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge,_Massachusetts

    EDUCATION

    Cambridge is perhaps best known as an academic and intellectual center. Its colleges and universities include:

    • Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
    • Harvard University
    • Hult International Business School
    • Lesley University
    • Longy School of Music of Bard College
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Radcliffe College (now merged with Harvard College)

    At least 129 of the world’s total 780 Nobel Prize winners have at some point in their careers been affiliated with universities in Cambridge.

    There are 49 primary and secondary schools in Cambridge.

    Top Elementary Schools:
    • John M. Tobin Montessori School (Public, PK-5)
    • Mary Lee Burbank School (Public, K-4)
    • The Amigos School (Public, PK-8)
    Top Middle Schools:
    • Winthrop L Chenery Middle School (Public, 5-8)
    • The Amigos School (Public, PK-8)
    • Community Charter School Of Cambridge (Charter, 6-12)
    Top High Schools:
    • Belmont High School (Public, 9-12)
    • Community Charter School Of Cambridge (Charter, 6-12)
    • Cambridge Rindge And Latin School (Public, 9-12)
    https://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Cambridge-Massachusetts/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge,_Massachusetts#Education

    RECREATIONAL LAND

    Consisting largely of densely built residential space, Cambridge lacks significant tracts of public parkland. Easily accessible open space on the university campuses, including Harvard Yard, the Radcliffe Yard, and MIT’s Great Lawn, as well as the considerable open space of Mount Auburn Cemetery, partly compensates for this. At Cambridge’s western edge, the cemetery is well known as the first garden cemetery, for its distinguished inhabitants, for its superb landscaping (the oldest planned landscape in the country), and as a first-rate arboretum. Although known as a Cambridge landmark, much of the cemetery lies within Watertown. It is also an Important Bird Area (IBA) in the Greater Boston area.

    Public parkland includes the esplanade along the Charles River, which mirrors its Boston counterpart; Cambridge Common, a busy and historic public park adjacent to Harvard’s campus; and the Alewife Brook Reservation and Fresh Pond in western Cambridge.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge,_Massachusetts#Parks_and_recreation

    TRANSPORTATION

    The Boston intercity bus and train stations at South Station, Boston, and Logan International Airport in East Boston, are accessible by subway. The Fitchburg Line rail service from Porter Square connects to some western suburbs. Since October 2010, there has also been intercity bus service between Alewife Station (Cambridge) and New York City

    www.MBTA.com

    LOCAL RESTAURANTS

    Life Alive
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    Giulia
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    Oleana
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    Dali Restaurant & Tapas Bar
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    Cuchi Cuchi
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    Cafe Luna
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    Bergamot
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    The Friendly Toast
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    Craigie on Main
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    Alden & Harlow
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