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As a Cambridge real estate agent, the city squares of Cambridge, Somerville and Medford and the town centers of Arlington, Watertown and Belmont, Massachusetts are my home turf. And as a lifelong New Englander who’s lived within twenty miles of Boston most of my life, I can introduce you to other nearby towns as we search for your new home. If you’re planning to sell your home in Cambridge, MA or nearby you’ll find plenty of info about the home selling process here too. Questions? Send me an email or call me at 617-504-1737.

Green Street Cambridge – Real Estate, History and More

Green Street Cambridge – Real Estate, History and More   Green Street, in the Riverside neighborhood, is popular with Cambridge real estate buyers. It offers a variety of architectural styles and a convenient location just one block from Mass Avenue between Central Square and Harvard Square offering proximity to the Charles River, MIT, and Harvard University.

Two-family Houses on Green Street in Cambridge MA

Two-family Houses on Green Street in Cambridge MA

Most of the land lining Green beyond Brookline Street, by University Park, is today owned by MIT.  A number of multi-unit buildings and commercial establishments line the street on the blocks behind Central Square as you head towards Western Avenue.  Beyond Sellers Street Green Street is primarily residential.

History of Green Street in Cambridge

Green Street was laid out in sections starting in 1801 when the first stretch from Pearl Street to Pleasant Street was laid out.  It was originally named First Parallel Street.  In 1806 the street was extended to Hancock Street and in 1836 it was extended to Putnam Avenue.  By 1900 it had reached its current length from Putnam to Landsdowne Street.

Green Street Cambridge Real Estate

Houses on Green Street today include triple deckers built in the late 1800s to early 1900s, brick rowhouses, wood double houses and row houses, and single family homes most built in the mid to late 1800s.  Some modern townhouse condos were built in the 1990s.

#516 is one of two unusual round buildings in the Riverside neighborhood – clearly ahead of their time when built in 1963.  Originally built as 16 apartments, the units were converted to condos in 2005.  A condo in the building sold this year for $350,000.

Real Estate Sales in the last two years included:

  • Condos in triple-deckers sold for $319,000 and $519,000
  • 1990s townhouse condos sold for $692,500 and $775,000
  • A renovated condo in a wood rowhouse sold for $$435,000
  • Two units in newly renovated two-unit house sold for $449,000 and $550,000

Green Street Homes for Sale

Cambridge Homes for Sale


Here are some more photographs taken on Green Street in Cambridge:



If you’re interested in selling or buying a home on Green Street in Cambridge contact Liz Bolton, a Cambridge real estate agent at the Huron Avenue Office of Coldwell Banker at 617-504-1737.

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