5.2 out of 10

Powder House

42.3945892832603 -71.1126387497083
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"What a mix this neighborhood is!"

Powder House is a small neighborhood along with being one of the landmark roatries in Somerville.
The original guard house for gun powder over looks the circle and is designated an historical monument. With Tufts University only a few blocks away, there are plenty of students around and it makes for a funny mixture. There's the powder house, a park with a lot of random statues and a lot of students in jeans and t-shirts.

It's a neighborhood with good ethnic restaurants, a lower skyline with the double decker houses, and a good feel. It's walkable, friendly and not the cheapest place in Somerville to live, but it's worth it. Just don't try to walk across the Powder House roundabout ...unless you like hearing the sound of screeching brakes.
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