If you are interested in a neighborhood that offers a family
friendly atmosphere right next to one of the biggest technology
sectors on the planet, Cambridgeport is for you. This neighborhood
is only a few minutes away from MIT and a few more away from the
heart of Boston. Despite this, it maintains a "small-town" feel as
it features mainly residences. This neighborhood of around 10,000
people is also quite diverse.
Whereas a lot of the neighborhoods on the southern end of
Cambridge are full of office buildings, labs, and businesses,
Cambridgeport is mainly residential. This neighborhood is full of
triple decker homes and offers quiet living throughout the majority
of the neighborhood. However, as you get closer to MIT on the east
side of the neighborhood, more office buildings pop up and the
busier side of Cambridgeport emerges.
Most people who live in this neighborhood are likely attracted
more to the quiet residential side of Cambridgeport than the busy