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With fabulous views of the Back Bay and downtown skylines, Cambridge lies just to the north of Boston directly across the Charles River. Founded in 1630 and named in honor of the University of Cambridge in England, the city was settled by the first Puritan colonists in Massachusetts. Today it is world renown center of knowledge, innovation, and international culture. Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology call Cambridge home while Kendall Square plays host to an international portfolio of software, pharma, and bio-technology companies as well as creating a fertile ecosystem for local start-ups.

Comprised of a many diverse neighborhoods, Cambridge has a varied housing stock of luxury high-rise condos, wood-frame single and multi-family homes, and large colonial-era and 19th Century mansions. Music, the arts, and wide variety of ethnic restaurants can be found in every corner of the city. The Red and Green rapid transit lines plus trackless trolleys provide excellent connections to downtown Boston and surrounding neighborhoods.

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