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Putnam Avenue

Riverside, Cambridge Riverside, 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

Putnam Avenue
Cambridge
MA

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

Putnam Avenue is a 11 minute walk from the Red Line at the Central Sq - Outbound stop.

This location is in the Riverside neighborhood in Cambridge. Nearby parks include Riverside Press Park, Alberico Park and Hoyt Field.

Nearby schools include Malik Academy/ Al Bustan Preschool, Martin Luther King Junior School and Amigos School.

The closest grocery stores are Whole Foods Market River Street, Trader Joe's and Pearl Street Market.

Nearby coffee shops include Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks and Andala Coffee House. There are 61 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Riverside Pizza Restaurant & Bar, Alive And Kicking Lobsters and Rivertech Cafe.

Putnam Avenue is near Cambridge College, Harvard University and Genzyme Headquarters.

There are excellent bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. Putnam Avenue 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

Putnam Avenue has excellent transit which means transit is convenient for most trips. Car sharing is available from Zipcar and RelayRides.

Rail lines:

  • Red Line

    0.5 mi

  • Green Line

    0.8 mi

Bus lines:

  • 64

    0.0 mi

  • 70

    0.0 mi

  • 70A

    0.0 mi

  • 47

    0.3 mi

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Bike shares:

Riverside Neighborhood

Putnam Avenue is in the Riverside neighborhood. Riverside is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a neighborhood Walk Score of 93.

Hoyt Field

People's Republik

Pinocchio's Pizza & Subs

Nearby Apartments