Newtowne Court – Cambridge MA

Description

Newtowne Court is a 294 units apartment complex located in the town of Cambridge, MA. There are eight three-story walk-up buildings; most entrances serve six to nine apartments. Includes 6 units for households with vision impairments.

This was one of 50 slum clearance or low income housing development projects financed by the Public Works Administration. The cost was $2,500,000.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
2,500,000

Source notes

Architechtural Forum June 1936
https://historycambridge.org/research/did-you-know/early-days-at-newtowne-court/
https://cambridge-housing.org/locations/newtowne-court/

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on February 12, 2022.

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Location Info


637 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Cambridge, MA 02139

Coordinates: 42.36314, -71.09461

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