Agassiz is a small neighborhood with Harvard Square and Porter Square at either end. Both are major transit and commercials hubs for the surrounding areas.
Busy Massachusetts Avenue connects the two squares and serves as the neighborhood’s retail center. You can find anything from frozen yogurt to Thai cuisine along this street as well as an eclectic mix of boutiques and shops. The community is including and welcoming, fostering a culture of creativity, cooperation, and community advocacy. The Agassiz Baldwin Community Non-Profit includes a gallery, preschool, and numerous community building events, appealing to both those living in the neighborhood and those from around the city.The area is also home to student housing for both Harvard University and Lesley University.
Points of Interest:
The Abbey - Casual pub with a highlight on their beer and scotch list.
1755 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Bourbon Coffee - Cute cafe with high quality, sustainable coffee.
1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Cambridge Common - Popular spot on Mass Ave for comfort food, beer, and occasional live music.
1667 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Harvard Museum of Natural History - Stunning museum with animal and mineral specimen.
26 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Hi-Rise Bread Company - Delicious homemade breads, pastries, a great breakfast menu, and wine!
1663 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge