You’ll come to 1008 Mass Ave. for the location, but you’ll stay for the experience!

It's all about the building, the apartment homes, and the service that make 1008 Mass Ave. a great choice for those seeking chic and carefree apartment home living in a bustling cultural, professional, and educational hub. With 18 well-appointed studio, 1- and 2-bedroom floorplans from which to choose, 1008 Mass Ave. features concierge service, 24-hour emergency maintenance service and a professional quality management team to handle your needs and requests. An onsite complimentary fitness center, 7th floor sundeck, and community room with free Wi-Fi access provide opportunity for residents to relax and rejuvenate, work out, or meet with friends or colleagues.

The property was originally named Houghton Place after the historic Houghton Beech Tree located on the Massachusetts Avenue side of the premises, which was dedicated as a Cambridge Landmark in 1985.

Building Amenities & Services:

  • 24-hour emergency maintenance service
  • Pet friendly!*
  • Complimentary use of fitness center
  • 7th-floor sundeck with beautiful city views
  • Community room with free Wi-Fi and big screen TV for small gatherings
  • Full-time concierge service
  • Assigned garage parking spaces
  • Laundry facilities on each floor of apartment homes
  • 7 floors with elevators
  • Additional storage available
  • Controlled entry
  • More to come!

Apartment Home Features:

  • Beautiful wall-to-wall carpeting
  • NEW! Accent wall paint color program
  • Wood floors (select homes)
  • Fireplaces (select homes)
  • Balconies (select homes)
  • Fully equipped kitchen (stainless steel appliances in select homes)
  • Walk-in closets (select homes)


*Cats and dogs are welcome at 1008 Mass Ave. Some restrictions and additional fees apply – please call for details!

Rent includes heat, hot water, air conditioning, and water/sewer. Residents are responsible for their own electric, cable, phone, Internet, and other personal service bills.

Studio apartments between $2,500* and $2,600* (499 sf)

1-bedroom apartments from $3,300* and $3,600* (596-834 sf)

2-bedroom apartments from $4,000* and $6,500* (876-1301 sf)

*Pricing does not include current specials, if applicable. 
 Availability, pricing, and specials are subject to change at any time without notice.

1008 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA  02138


Professionally Managed by
Boston Residential Group