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The Washingtonian – Cambridge Condos at Linnaean Street and Washington Ave


The Washingtonian Condos on Linnaean Street Cambridge

The Washingtonian at the corner of Linnaean and Washington

The Washingtonian is a Cambridge condo building at the corner of Linnaean Street and Washington Avenue. This handsome yellow brick building houses 27 one, two, and three-bedroom condominiums. At the base of Avon Hill and close to Porter Square and Harvard Square, the shops, restaurants and boutiques that line Mass Avenue are just a few blocks away.

The Washingtonian was designed by Boston architect John A. Hasty and built in 1912. Hasty also designed the Newport Road Condos building and many other Cambridge homes and buildings during the Victorian period and early 1900s. Watch this space for an article on Hasty and the Cambridge houses and buildings he designed.

Features of the Washingtonian Condos

Condos at the Washingtonian are elegant and charming. Original details include:

  • corner cabinets in the dining room with leaded glass doors
  • decorative tiled fireplaces
  • picture moldings
  • transom windows
  • pantries

Other features of condos at the Washingtonian include:

  • maple floors
  • bay windows
  • living room, formal dining room, one to three bedrooms
  • private basement storage and common bike storage
  • common laundry with in-unit laundry in some condos 
  • expansive backyard and garden
5 - 9 Washington Avenue Condos in Cambridge

5 – 9 Washington Avenue Condos in Cambridge

Recent Condo Sales at the Washingtonian

Condos at the Washingtonian range in size from just over 800 sq.ft. to 1300+ sq.ft.  Most have two or three bedrooms.  Many have been renovated to varying degrees.

Recent sales at the Washingtonian include:

  • 840 sq.ft. lower level two-bedroom condo sold for $365,000 in 2013
  • 1374 sq. ft. top floor three-bedroom condo with renovated kitchen & bath and in-unit washer/dryer sold for $741,000 in 2013
  • 840 sq.ft. two-bedroom corner unit on the 1st floor sold for $610,000 in 2014


The Washingtonian condos span the corner of Linnaean St. and Washington Ave.  The addressses for the condominiums are 27 – 31 Linnaean Street and 5 – 9 Washington Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138.

Looking for a condo in a classic Cambridge building like the Washingtonian?  I can help!  Call me at 617-504-1737 or email me at [email protected].

Liz Bolton, ReMax Destiny, Cambridge

Washingtonian Condos sales data from MLSpin

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