9 Waterhouse Street
About This Property
Offering an amazing location facing the Cambridge Common. It's known as the Roger Fisher House & formerly the Red Cross Building. It was built in 1887 by architects Chamberlin and Whidden for a Harvard University physics instructor. It's a fine example of Neo-Georgian design, mixed with elements from the Colonial Revival & Queen Ann periods. Many updates have been made in the last 10 years, including: roof, gutters, chimney restoration/re-pointing, high efficiency heating system, updated HVAC, water heater, bathrooms and more. While it has been renovated over time, period detail still remains. It boasts 21 rooms, has an elevator for three levels, an exterior lift to the first floor and parking for approx. 6 cars. The basement has heat/AC and plenty of space for more offices, classrooms, or extra storage. Near Harvard Square, the T Red Line, restaurants, concert venues, etc.. A wonderful opportunity for the savvy business investor or for the buyer who wants to restore it back.
About Harvard Square
Harvard Square, is located in the center of Cambridge at the intersection of Massachusetts Ave, JFK Street, and Brattle Street, and is home to Harvard Yard and Harvard University, the oldest university in the country. Harvard Square is a popular shopping and social destination, with a blend of unique local shops, cafes, and restaurants, as well as some large chain establishments. Harvard Square is known for the Garage Mall, a former parking garage that was redeveloped into a mall, as well as the historic Out of Town News Stand, still in business today. Harvard Square is a popular gathering place for young people associated with counter-culture movements, as well as street performers, tourists, and the students and faculty of Harvard University; creating an extremely active and diverse community.
Harvard Square also functions as a major transportation hub, with the Harvard Square Red Line T stop, as well as several MBTA bus routes and trackless trolleys serving the area. Finding parking in the area can be challenging, but the access to public transportation provides excellent access to the rest of the city. Harvard Square condos are highly sought-after because of the vibrancy of the neighborhood. Search through our sales listings and see what you like!
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