Cambridge MA is a small city located between Boston and New York City. It is home to several colleges in Massachusetts. In the center of the city, the Widener University campus is anchored by the prestigious Harvard University library. Southeast is home to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Cambridge has several neighborhoods. Its northern neighbor, Chelsea, has a much smaller population compared to Cambridge. If you plan on living in Cambridge, you should consider living on the north side, where the street names are Park and Cambridge Streets. The neighborhood is full of restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. There are also many apartments and condominiums in the neighborhood that provide convenient living spaces for students who live in Cambridge but want to work or study in neighboring communities.
Cambridge has three main business districts. The downtown area features the Boston Common, Boston University, Boston Public Garden and Harvard University. The South End has several businesses, including the MBTA’s Central Artery/Green Line station, as well as Boston’s South End Mall. The west end of the South End is home to the Boston Common. Cambridge also boasts of a number of historic buildings, including the Woolworth Building and the Old North Church. To get around, the city has several transportation options including the MBTA, commuter rail and taxis. All these options can be found just minutes away from downtown Cambridge.