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West Cambridge - Discover West Cambridge

Discover West Cambridge and West Cambridge real estate with Charles Cherney.


West Cambridge is a relatively low-density residential neighborhood with about 18,000 residents. To see the properties now for sale in MLS in West Cambridge, visit CLICK HERE TO OPEN A MAGAZINE ABOUT WEST CAMBRIDGE.

West Cambridge - - Cambridge, MA

The neighborhood is located west of Harvard Square and bordered by Concord Avenue, the Charles River, Fresh Pond Reservation and a portion of the CSX railroad line. Historic Mount Auburn Cemetery is located at the southwestern edge of the neighborhood.

West Cambridge map

The major commercial and transit center in West Cambridge is Harvard Square. CLICK HERE to open an online mgazine about Harvard Square.

Harvard Square - - Cambridge, MA

 There are smaller commercial areas along Huron Avenue, Concord Avenue  and Mount Auburn Street. The commercial area along Huron Avenue is known as Huron Village. CLICK HERE to open, a magazine about Huron Village

Huron Village - - Cambridge, MA

The commercial area located on and around Concord avenue is known as Observatory Hill, given its proximity to the Harvard University Observatory. CLICK HERE to open DiscoverObservatoryH, a magazine about Observatory Hill.

Observatory Hill - - Cambridge, MA

Within West Cambridge are two named residential neighborhoods - Larchwood - located on the other side of Fresh Pond Parkway CLICK HERE TO OPEN a magazine about Larchwood

Larchwood - - Cambridge, MA

and Coolidge Hill - off Coolidge Avenue and near Shady Hill School and BB&N School. CLICK HERE TO OPEN a magazine about Coolidge Hill

Coolidge Hill - - Cambridge, MA

West Cambridge borders Fresh Pond on its western boundary. Fresh Pond is a reservoir and park with a popular 2.25 mile path around Fresh Pond. CLICK HERE TO OPEN, a magazine about Fresh Pond.

Discover Fresh Pond

Anchoring West Cambridge to the south is The Charles River. CLICK HERE TO OPEN, online magazine about The Charles River.

The Charles River - - Cambridge, MA

Parks and green spaces in West Cambridge

In addition to bordering on Fresh Pond and the Mount Auburn Cemetery and the Charles River, West Cambridge enjoys additional parks and green spaces. There is the Tobin Field on Concord Avenue; Larch Road Park; Lowell Park at the corner of Gerry's Landing Road and Brattle Street; Lowell Street Park; the Memorial Drive tot lot; Riverbend Park; Longfellow Park near Longfellow House; and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Park close to Harvard Square. There are also many well maintained private gardens and grounds.

West Cambridge - In bloom on Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA

West Cambridge real estate

There are a variety of residential real estate options in West Cambridge. To see what is now for sale in West Cambridge, visit For assistance with buying or selling in West Cambridge, please be in touch. I have assisted buyers and sellers in the neighborhood (and throughout Cambridge and Somerville) for many years, and I am here to help you!

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