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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.

Decorative Window Trim on Cambridge Houses

Window trim on an mansard on Avon Hill in Cambridge

Bracketed window trim on a mansard on Avon Hill in Cambridge



Decorative Window Trim  

Window crowns – curved trim, bracketed or pedimented window tops – became popular on houses during the Italianate period.  Second Empire mansards often had trimmed window tops like the one at right and window-top ornamentation can be found on Queen Anne Victorians as well.


Here are some of my favorites spotted on houses in Cambridge. For the life of me I can’t get larger versions of the photos to show in the slideshow. If you click on it you’ll get the larger views.

It’s often a certain special feature that makes us fall for a house.  Here are some more house parts we love:

Bracketed Entries

Cambridge Fences

House Numbers

And for more favorites, click on the House Parts tag link below.

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