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Leighton Street

East Cambridge, Cambridge East Cambridge, Cambridge

Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips.

Biker’s Paradise

Flat as a pancake, excellent bike lanes.

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About this Location

Leighton Street
Cambridge
MA
02141

Leighton Street has a Walk Score of 85 out of 100. This location is Very Walkable so most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Leighton Street is a three minute walk from the Green Line at the Lechmere - Green Line stop.

This location is in the East Cambridge neighborhood in Cambridge. Nearby parks include Lechmere Canal Park, Lechmere Square and Lechmere Canal Park.

Nearby schools include Antheneum Building Cambridge, Ma, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Boston and Bunker Hill Community College.

The closest grocery stores are Whole Foods Market, SJR Foods and The Brother's Market.

Nearby coffee shops include Museum Market, Finagle a Bagel and Au Bon Pain. There are 47 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Lingo Restaurant, TB Restaurant Management and Chicken Now.

Leighton Street is near Genzyme Headquarters, Cambridge College and Harvard University.

There are excellent bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. Leighton Street is a Biker’s Paradise, daily errands can be accomplished on a bike. Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

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Excellent Transit

Leighton Street has excellent transit which means transit is convenient for most trips. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, RelayRides and Hertz On Demand.

Rail lines:

  • Green Line

    0.2 mi

  • Orange Line

    0.3 mi

  • Red Line

    0.7 mi

Bus lines:

  • 88

    0.2 mi

  • 69

    0.2 mi

  • 87

    0.2 mi

  • 80

    0.2 mi

  • 92

    0.6 mi

  • 89/93

    0.6 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

East Cambridge Neighborhood

Leighton Street is in the East Cambridge neighborhood. East Cambridge is the 6th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a neighborhood Walk Score of 89.

Kendall Square Farmers Market

Evoo Restaurant

Lechmere Canal Park

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