Cambridge, Massachusetts

Map showing the original boundaries of Cambridge and other Massachusetts cities and towns
George Washington in Cambridge, 1775
Map of Cambridge from 1873
1852 Map of Boston area showing Cambridge and regional rail lines and highlighting the course of the Middlesex Canal. Cambridge is toward the bottom of the map and outlined in yellow, and should not be confused with the pink-outlined and partially cropped "West Cambridge", now Arlington.
A view from Boston of Harvard's Weld Boathouse and Cambridge in winter. The Charles River is in the foreground.
Buildings of Kendall Square, center of Cambridge's biotech economy, seen from the Charles River
Fogg Museum, Harvard
Longfellow House–Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site
Stata Center, MIT
Simmons Hall, MIT
Alewife Brook Reservation
Cambridge City Hall in the 1980s
Aerial view of part of MIT's main campus
Dunster House, Harvard
The 1888 part of the Cambridge Public Library
Massachusetts Avenue in Harvard Square
Central Station on the MBTA Red Line
The Weeks Bridge provides a pedestrian-only connection between Boston's Allston-Brighton neighborhood and Cambridge over the Charles River.
Engine 2, Paramedic Squad 2, Ladder 3 firehouse
Central Square
Harvard Square
Inman Square

City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area as a major suburb of Boston.

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Charles River

80 mi river in eastern Massachusetts.

80 mi river in eastern Massachusetts.

View of the bridge over Charles River, New York Public Library
View of the Charles River, Memorial Drive in Cambridge(foreground), and the Back Bay skyline at night
A sunny day on the Charles River Esplanade
Sailboats moored on the Charlestown side of the Charles River with Bunker Hill Monument in the distance
Sunset at Charles River in December 2010
American Shad (Alosa Sapidissima)
View of the Charles River, Community Rowing, Inc. and Boston from Nonantum.
The Charles River from the Boston side, facing Weld Boathouse and the main campus of Harvard University in Cambridge.
View of Charles River at Newton Upper Falls
Charles River under Echo Bridge in Newton
Charles River at Medfield-Millis town line
Charles River basin from an office tower in Boston.
Charles River Esplanade, 2013
Charles River Esplanade, 2013
View of the Charles River and Downtown Boston from the Boston University Bridge
John W. Weeks Bridge

Near its mouth, it forms the border between downtown Boston and Cambridge and Charlestown.

Harvard Square in 2015

Harvard Square

Harvard Square in 2015
Aerial view of the Mass Ave/Brattle Street junction, with Harvard Yard at the right
The offices of Dewey, Cheetham, and Howe, home of the radio show Car Talk
Chess players in Harvard Square
1873 Map of Harvard Square
Harvard Square from above, 1921
Harvard Square
Harvard Square in 1869
Harvard Square, May 2004
Harvard Square on a rainy day
Harvard Book Store at dusk
former Loews Movie Theatre, Church Street (now closed)
Storefronts along Massachusetts Ave. in winter

Harvard Square is a triangular plaza at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, Brattle Street, and John F. Kennedy Street, near the center of Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

Dorchester, Boston

Boston neighborhood comprising more than 6 mi2 in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Boston neighborhood comprising more than 6 mi2 in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Old Blake House c. 1905
Dorchester looking north toward Boston, c. 1781
Baker's Cocoa Advertisement in Overland Monthly, January 1919. The manufacture of chocolate had been introduced in the United States in 1765 by John Hannon and Dr. James Baker in Dorchester. Walter Baker & Company was located in Dorchester.
One of Dorchester's most influential residents, Lucy Stone was an early advocate for women's rights.
Two people play tennis in Franklin Park, 1906.
Map of Dorchester, Massachusetts, and surrounding area from the H. F. Walling Map of the County of Norfolk, Massachusetts, 1858
Map showing all ground in Boston occupied by buildings in 1880, just after Dorchester was annexed to Boston in 1870. Dorchester is in the lower left quadrant. From U.S. Census Bureau.
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on the Columbia Point peninsula (2007)
Uphams Corner section of Dorchester showing the typical urban street-scape found in the neighborhood (2010)
Map of the neighborhoods of Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts
The Red Line MBTA platform at the JFK/UMass station with a commuter rail at the station (2007)
The headquarters of the Boston Globe was located on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester (2009).
The University of Massachusetts Boston is located on Columbia Point in Dorchester (2009).

Founded in 1630, just a few months before the founding of the city of Boston, Dorchester now covers a geographic area approximately equivalent to nearby Cambridge.

Hult Ashridge Executive Education program, housed in Ashridge House, is ranked in the UK's top 10 programs.

Hult International Business School

Hult Ashridge Executive Education program, housed in Ashridge House, is ranked in the UK's top 10 programs.
Hult's San Francisco campus is located in the North Beach neighborhood, by Telegraph Hill.
Hult's London postgraduate campus is located in the Bloomsbury district.
The Hult Prize is hosted in cooperation with the United Nations Foundation and the Clinton Initiative.

Hult International Business School (also known as Hult Business School or Hult) is a private business school with campuses in Cambridge, London, San Francisco, Dubai, New York City, and Shanghai.

First building of Harvard College 1638-1670

Harvard College

First building of Harvard College 1638-1670
Harvard College in Colonial times
Massachusetts Hall (1720) is the oldest building on the Harvard campus.
Freshman dormitories in Harvard Yard
Lowell House
The Cornell–Harvard hockey rivalry match, 2006
Harvard Stadium, home of Harvard Crimson and the Boston Cannons
Harvard men's eight crew at Henley, 2004. Originating in 1852, the Harvard–Yale Regatta is the oldest intercollegiate athletic rivalry in the United States. Also well known is the Harvard–Yale football rivalry.
Minister, author, and pamphleteer Cotton Mather (AB,{{nbsp}}1678)
US president John Adams<ref>{{cite web |last1=Barzilay |first1=Karen N. |title=The Education of John Adams |url=https://www.masshist.org/object-of-the-month/objects/the-education-of-john-adams-2007-06-01 |publisher=Massachusetts Historical Society |access-date=20 September 2020 |archive-date=2021-07-26 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210726202845/https://www.masshist.org/object-of-the-month/objects/the-education-of-john-adams-2007-06-01 |url-status=live }}</ref> (AB,{{nbsp}}1755)
US president John Quincy Adams<ref>{{cite web |title=John Quincy Adams |url=https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/presidents/john-quincy-adams/ |publisher=The White House |access-date=21 September 2020 |archive-date=5 October 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20211005104815/https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/presidents/john-quincy-adams/ |url-status=live }}</ref><ref>{{cite web |last1=Hogan |first1=Margaret A. |title=John Quincy Adams: Life Before the Presidency |date=4 October 2016 |url=https://millercenter.org/president/jqadams/life-before-the-presidency |publisher=Miller Center |access-date=21 September 2020 |archive-date=12 August 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210812123606/https://millercenter.org/president/jqadams/life-before-the-presidency |url-status=live }}</ref> (AB,{{nbsp}}1787)
Philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (AB,{{nbsp}}1821)
Naturalist, poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau (AB,{{nbsp}}1837)
US supreme court justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (AB,{{nbsp}}1861)
Philosopher and mathematician Charles Sanders Peirce (AB,{{nbsp}}1862)
US president and Nobel laureate in peace Theodore Roosevelt<ref>{{cite web |title=Theodore Roosevelt - Biographical |url=https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1906/roosevelt/biographical/ |publisher=Nobel Foundation |access-date=21 September 2020 |archive-date=5 September 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210905033556/https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1906/roosevelt/biographical/ |url-status=live }}</ref> (AB,{{nbsp}}1880)
US president Franklin D. Roosevelt<ref>{{cite web |last1=Leuchtenburg |first1=William E. |title=Franklin D. Roosevelt: Life Before the Presidency |date=4 October 2016 |url=https://millercenter.org/president/fdroosevelt/life-before-the-presidency |publisher=Miller Center |access-date=21 September 2020 |archive-date=13 August 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210813025557/https://millercenter.org/president/fdroosevelt/life-before-the-presidency |url-status=live }}</ref> (AB,{{nbsp}}1903)
Author, political activist, and lecturer Helen Keller (AB,{{nbsp}}1904, Radcliffe College)
Poet and Nobel laureate in literature T. S. Eliot (AB,{{nbsp}}1909)
Physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (AB,{{nbsp}}1925)
Composer Leonard Bernstein (AB,{{nbsp}}1939)
US president John F. Kennedy<ref>{{cite web |last1=J. Selverstone |first1=Marc |title=John F. Kennedy: Life Before the Presidency |date=4 October 2016 |url=https://millercenter.org/president/kennedy/life-before-the-presidency |publisher=Miller Center |access-date=21 September 2020 |archive-date=12 August 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210812190501/https://millercenter.org/president/kennedy/life-before-the-presidency |url-status=live }}</ref> (AB,{{nbsp}}1940)
US secretary of state and Nobel laureate in peace Henry Kissinger (AB,{{nbsp}}1950)
US vice president and Nobel laureate in peace Al Gore (AB,{{nbsp}}1969)
US senate majority leader Chuck Schumer (AB,{{nbsp}}1971)
11th Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto (AB,{{nbsp}}1973, Radcliffe College)
Philosopher, political activist, and social critic Cornel West (AB,{{nbsp}}1973)
US attorney general Merrick Garland (AB,{{nbsp}}1974)
Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke (AB,{{nbsp}}1975)
US supreme court chief justice John Roberts (AB,{{nbsp}}1976)
Microsoft founder Bill Gates (1977){{efn|name="nodegree"|Nominal Harvard College class year: did not graduate}}
US secretary of state Antony Blinken (AB,{{nbsp}}1984)
Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg (2006){{efn|name="nodegree"}}
Basketball player Jeremy Lin (AB,{{nbsp}}2010)

Harvard College is the undergraduate college of Harvard University, an Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Greater Boston

Metropolitan region of New England encompassing the municipality of Boston and its surrounding areas.

Metropolitan region of New England encompassing the municipality of Boston and its surrounding areas.

Light Blue represents the area in Massachusetts known as Greater Boston, while Dark Blue represents the Metro-Boston area and Red represents the City of Boston.
Cambridge and Boston; MIT and Kendall Square in the foreground, and Boston's Financial District in the background
Winthrop, MA
St. Patrick's Day Parade in Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County, the municipality with the highest percentage identifying Irish ancestry in the United States, at 47.5% in 2010. Irish Americans constitute the largest ethnicity in Greater Boston.
Boston's Chinatown, with its paifang gate, is home to many Chinese and also Vietnamese restaurants.
Boston gay pride march, held annually in June
Harvard University, a leading global university, is located in Cambridge, MA in Greater Boston
The MBTA district, with Commuter Rail lines in purple
The Salem Ferry, 92 ft. Catamaran is photographed approaching its dock off Blaney Street at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site in Salem, Massachusetts, United States.

Harvard University in Cambridge is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, with the largest financial endowment of any university, and whose Law School has spawned a contemporaneous majority of United States Supreme Court Justices.

Watertown, Massachusetts

City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and is part of Greater Boston.

City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and is part of Greater Boston.

Saltonstall's landing spot in Watertown, also known as Elbridge Gerry Landing
Edmund Fowle House, built in the 1700s and used by the Massachusetts government during the Revolutionary War
Browne House, built c. 1694
St. Stephen Armenian Apostolic Church
Hairenik Association building – Watertown, Mass.
Benjamin Robbins Curtis
Eliza Dushku

The first buildings were upon land now included within the limits of Cambridge known as Gerry's Landing.

Newton, Massachusetts

City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.

City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.

Emily Lavan, Heartbreak Hill, 2005 Boston Marathon
Union Street, Newton Centre
The Jackson Homestead
Chestnut Hill Reservoir
Newton Public Library
A panoramic view of Newton North High School

Newton was settled in 1630 as part of "the newe towne", which was renamed Cambridge in 1638.

A view of Main Street, at Cambridge Center

Kendall Square

A view of Main Street, at Cambridge Center
A former building of the Kendall Boiler and Tank Company, a landmark at Binney and Third Streets
Kendall Square area, viewed from across the Charles River
Galaxy: Earth Sphere sculpture, by Joe Davis (1989)

Kendall Square is a neighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, with the square itself at the intersection of Main Street and Broadway.

Brighton, Boston

Former town and current neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, located in the northwestern corner of the city.

Former town and current neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, located in the northwestern corner of the city.

The Old First Church of Brighton 1744–1811
1852 map of Boston area showing Brighton and rail lines
Cemetery and apartment houses along Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton, near Chandler's Pond
Brighton High School
The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College

Initially Brighton was part of Cambridge, and known as "Little Cambridge".