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Discover Agassiz, Cambridge, MA

Discover Agassiz neighborhood in Cambridge, MA with Charles Cherney.

Agassiz is a triangular area between Porter Square and Harvard Square defined by Kirkland Street to the east, Massachusetts Avenue to the west, and the Cambridge-Somerville line to the north, the latter running close to and nearly parallel with Beacon Street. Both Harvard University and Lesley University have a strong presence in the neighborhood. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is also found here, near the residential area known as Shady Hill Square. Restaurants and cafes, as well as shops and services, are mainly found along Mass. Ave. between Porter Square and Harvard Square. There are also a few establishments on Beacon Street.

Agassiz mapThe housing stock in the Agassiz neighborhood is largely a mix of single families, multi-families and small condo associations, many of which are multi-family conversions. Oxford Street runs through the middle of the neighborhood and many Harvard and Lesley buildings are located on Oxford. The famous chef Julia Child and her husband Paul lived in Agassiz from 1961 to 2001 at 103 Irving Street.

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Agassiz, Cambridge, MA

Maud Morgan Arts Center in Agassiz neighborhood.


There are a a variety of residential real estate options in Agassiz. To see what is now listed for sale in MLS, CLICK HERE. For assistance with buying or selling, please be in touch. I have assisted many buyers and sellers in the neighborhood and throughout Cambridge and Somerville since 1999, and I am here to help you!

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Arcadia Street residence, Cambridge, MA

Arcadia St. home in Agassiz sold by Charles Cherney.


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