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What is Cambridge like?

The Boston area is home to some of our country’s most prestigious colleges, and any number of areas will offer Massachusetts apartments within reach of these institutions. The city of Cambridge, just outside of Boston itself, is home to two educational powerhouses – Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Harvard University is the epitome of Ivy League prestige. The school’s color, crimson, heralds your entry to Cambridge and lends the foundation to the college town feel. Harvard’s campus exemplifies the history of American architecture with building styles that range from Colonial to ultramodern. MIT is a hotbed of high-tech innovation, boasting a 135-acre campus along the Charles River Basin.

Cambridge encompasses a variety of individual districts, many of which have an abundance of historical buildings. Those looking to relocate to this area are bound to love the charm and energy of this bustling college town just miles from the heart of Boston.

Category: City Guides, New England/Greater Boston