6.9 out of 10


42.3593061016692 -71.0933502460588
Great for
  • Internet Access
  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Neighborly Spirit
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 2/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5

"Home to Massachusetts Institute of Technology"

MIT, which stands for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a private research university located in Cambridge Massachusetts. MIT is a hub of academic and research activity not only for the state but the world. There are plenty of intellectual stimulating activities to do in and around MIT and just walking through the campus you’ll hear a wide variety of complex conversations running the gamut from artificial intelligence to genomics.

The surrounding neighborhoods are a mix of technology businesses and diverse residential neighborhoods. One of the most popular places to visit around MIT is Kendall Square. Kendall Square houses many corporate offices for companies such as Google, AT&T, Yahoo, and Microsoft. The area is a popular place for business men and women to hang out during lunch breaks and after work gatherings.
Recommended for
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  • Singles

"Energy driven neighborhood!"

This is one smart neighborhood. The MIT campus takes up most of the area of this stretch of land along the Charles River Basin. Outside of the dorms, the area becomes a mix of super high tech companies like Google, Verizon and AT&T amongst others. Most are housed in either modern office buildings or renovated industrial buildings. There's also a residential area which has more diversity than one would imagine here.

Kendall Square is the real hub of the area away from the campus. It's where you find all the bars and restaurants, the shopping and residents of the neighborhood. During the day, it's all business people - consider the wifi and cell service here nothing short of excellent - but at night it totally changes as students come out for the bars and movies. It's amazing how it transforms itself.
And with a drink in hand, you can see some of the best views of the Charles from there too.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles

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