Beacon260 is conveniently located on the Cambridge/Somerville line, only a 5-10 minute walk or short bike ride to Porter Square and Harvard Square in Cambridge, and Union Square in Somerville. Such close proximity affords the luxury of never being far from dozens of award-winning restaurants, coffeehouses, gyms and wellness studios, pubs and taverns, as well as all the everyday conveniences of public transportation, banks, drugstores, food markets and shopping centers. Beer enthusiasts will certainly love the quick walk to Aeronaut Brewing Company to enjoy a craft beer and live music!

The immediate neighborhood boasts numerous parks and community outdoor spaces, including the Durrel Community Garden, with Dickerman Playground and the Somerville Community Path only a short walk away. For those moments of self-improvement or quiet repose, Brooklyn Boulders, Commonwealth Crossfit, and studio and spin classes at The Training Room are only moments away!

260 Beacon Street

Walker’s Paradise

91 – Very Walkable:
Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

75 – Excellent Transit:
Transit is convenient for most trips.

78 – Very Bikeable:
Flat as a pancake, minimal bike lanes.

Source: Walk Score Somerville, MA

Useful Area Information:
Blue Bikes | Car Sharing | About Somerville
Beacon street Reconstruction City of Somerville
Proposed Rendering for Beacon Street Reconstruction

Whether using public transportation or traveling by car, you are never far from the endless possibilities metro Boston has to offer! Harvard, MIT and Tufts are close by, as well as the Museum of Science, TD Garden, Faneuil Hall and the North End. Downtown Boston, Bay Back, Beacon Hill, and Logan Airport are a 15-20 minute drive from Beacon260, with quick access to Routes 93, 1 and the Mass Pike.

Right behind Beacon260 lies the toney “Agassiz“ neighborhood of Cambridge , home to the campuses of Lesley University and the Harvard University Law School, filled with many types of housing raging from condominiums to grand Victorian style homes. The residents are from all walks of life like lawyers, doctors, architects, academics, and young professionals all bringing a vibrancy to the neighborhood. A short walk to Mass Avenue with all its shops, bars, coffee houses and restaurants.

A few blocks away is “Kirkland Village” also featuring different cuisine, bakeries, bars, and the popular Savenor’s restaurant where the late Julia Child shopped. From there you are a short walk to Harvard’s Memorial Hall, Graduate School of Design, Harvard Yard, and the popular Cambridge Library.

Either bike to Kendall Square aka “Technology Square”/MIT with all its companies such as Novartis, Draper Labs, Google, Apple, and countless other startups in bio tech and ITT.