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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Cambridge skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Cambridge architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Cambridge are included on this list. Information about these Cambridge buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Cambridge and older historic landmarks.

Examples of buildings on this list include Fogg Museum and Mary Fisk Stoughton House.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Cambridge?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Cambridge. Famous architectural houses within the city of Cambridge are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Aaron Hill House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Cambridge Buildings & Structures
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The Aaron Hill House is an historic house at 17 Brown Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was built c. 1754, and was originally a two story structure with a steeply pitched roof. It was moved c. 1867 from its original location at 99 Brattle Street, at which time the third story was added, giving ...more

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City/Town: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1754

Style: Georgian, Federal architecture

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Abraham Watson House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Cambridge Buildings & Structures
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Abraham Watson House


The Abraham Watson House is an historic house at 181-183 Sherman Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This 2.5 story wood frame house was built c. 1750 by Abraham Watson, Jr., who was politically active during the American Revolution. The house is one of only two colonial houses standing in North ...more

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City/Town: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1750

Style: Georgian

Ainslie St. Transit Terminal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Cambridge Buildings & Structures
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Ainslie St. Transit Terminal


Ainslie St. Transit Terminal is the main hub for local Grand River Transit bus services in Cambridge, Ontario. It was built as a replacement for the Mill Street Terminal, in response to a 1988 report, commissioned by the city, which concluded that the existing facilities were totally inadequate and ...more

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City/Town: Guelph, Cambridge, Canada

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Albert Vinal House


The Albert Vinal House is an historic house at 325 Harvard Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The substantial Greek Revival house was built in 1853-4 by Albert Vinal, a real estate developer and a dealer in lumber, wood, and coal. In addition to a fully pedimented gable, the house has wide corner ...more

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City/Town: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1853

Style: Greek Revival