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16 Chauncy: Handsome Brick Elevator Building Close to Harvard Square

16 Chauncy Street - Enjoy the luxury of living ten minutes from Harvard Yard in a handsome brick elevator building located on a pleasant side street between Harvard & Porter Squares.

Notable among the residents of 16 Chauncy Street over the years is author Vladimir Nabokov. In her book on the history of 16 Chauncy, authore and former 16 Chauncy resident Ann Petrone notes that in 1956, Nabokov lived  in unit 10, shortly after the publication of Lolita. Nabokov's time in residence here is duly noted by a plaque near the entrance to the building:

 

View of inviting reading nook with custom built-ins at unit 15 at 16 Chauncy outside of Harvard Square.

 

16 Chauncy Street #15 has now SOLD. If you are interested in learning about condos now for sale at 16 Chauncy or elsewhere in Cambridge,  I am here to help. I can be reached at ccherney@hammondre.com or 617-733-8937.  I am a Harvard graduate, a Cambridge resident and a top broker in the city since 1999.

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