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10 Reasons to Move to Proto’s Brand-New Kendall Square Apartments

From the unparalleled amenity package to our innovative Ori Systems, Proto makes living easy and convenient. Whether you’re a bike enthusiast, pet-parent, third-wave coffee aficionado, or yoga fan, Proto boasts amenities to take your living experience to the next level. Check out the extras that make this community a unique place to live, work, and play.  Take a look at all the…

4 Reasons To Look Forward to Fall in Cambridge

You would’t know it from the 7-day forecast, but Fall is right around the corner in New England.  Some people are invigorated by Fall energy - the pumpkin spice lattes, the relief from oppressive heat and humidity and the excitement of the holiday season - but many others experience a negative mood shift as the…

Cambridge By The Numbers

There’s a seemingly endless number of positive adjectives that can be used to describe the city of Cambridge - innovative, dynamic, vibrant, diverse, historic, cultured, eclectic - the list goes on. If you live in a Cambridge apartment or condo, or if you work in one of the city’s charismatic neighborhoods, then you already have…

5 Fun Summertime Activities to Enjoy in Cambridge

Winters in Boston can be tough, but we pay our dues for 6-months of the year because Summers in Massachusetts are simply glorious. There’s nothing but sun in the 617 forecast, so get outside, soak up some Vitamin D and take advantage of the area’s best summertime activities! Here are some fun events to add…

Four Ways to Stay Active in Cambridge

When the skies are grey and the snow is falling, it’s tempting for Cambridge residents to hit snooze and curl up under their covers, but now that it’s officially (and finally) summer, it’s time to fill some of those daylight hours with activity. Let’s take a look at some of the things the city has…

Don’t Miss These “Must Try” Restaurants in Cambridge

Boston Magazine put out their list of the 50 best restaurants in the Boston area, and Cambridge had a great showing with 11 of the city’s restaurants making the list - Alden & Harlow, Area Four (a dog-friendly favorite of ours at Proto Kendall Square), Bondir, Cafe Artscience, Cafe du Pays, Cafe Sushi, Craigie on…

The 3 Best Reasons to Live Near a University in Cambridge

One of the very best things about owning a home or renting an apartment in Cambridge is the concentration of local colleges and universities in the area.  This clustering of higher education institutions enriches the community, provides stability in the local job market and contributes to an educated and cultured population of residents, all of which…

An Inside Look At The Best Resources For Pet Owners In Cambridge

To most people, pets are family, and they should be treated as such. After all, the positive impact they have on our lives is significant - lower blood pressure, reduced stress and anxiety and an increase in physical activity. Some studies even show that owning a pet helps people recover from heart attacks and decreases…

How to Make the Most of Your Cambridge Luxury Apartment Complex Community

Humans are social beings by nature. We thrive in environments that offer togetherness and belonging, as well as those that provide us with opportunities to share experiences and cultivate relationships. There are many fantastic things about living in a luxury apartment complex in a city like Cambridge - no maintenance, accessibility to urban hot spots,…

A Must See Apartment Guide For Cambridge Area Renters

If you’re looking for rental properties in Cambridge and Boston, you may have noticed that your options are both extensive and varied. The many distinct neighborhoods are filled with a combination of century-old homes, renovated classics and chic new apartment buildings, offering a variety of styles and conveniences for every budget. So how can you…

The Top 4 Reasons Everyone Wants to Live in Kendall Square

To some, the city of Cambridge is an extension of Boston, but to us, those 6-square miles just across the Charles River are home to a unique community unlike its neighbors.  Cambridge is most commonly regarded as home to two of the most prestigious universities in the world, Harvard and MIT, which supply the area…

Proto Kendall Square Frequently Asked Questions

The Proto leasing office is now open!  We have an on site team of experts who are excited to offer tours of our luxury studio, one and two bedroom apartments and the common areas that feature some of the most unique and appealing apartment building amenities in all of Boston.  If you’re new to the…

The Top Three Advantages of Renting Around Boston

Across almost all of Massachusetts the median price of homes has seen double digit 5-year growth.  Some rapidly growing neighborhoods like East Boston are seeing an increase of over 150%, while neighboring Cambridge and Somerville have experienced a boost of approximately 86% and 48% respectively.  Not surprisingly, this surge in home values has made it…

The Best Of Kendall Square – An Expert’s Guide To The Neighborhood

By day, the intellectuals of Kendall Square gather in labs, classrooms and office space to drive innovation and answer some of the world’s most pressing questions in technology and life sciences.  At night, they rest their heads in condos and apartments in Kendall Square just steps from the work they’ve done at Biogen, Google, MIT,…

Why Proto? Kendall Square’s Luxury Rentals

When it comes to city housing, mediocrity is often the standard. Many apartment buildings in Cambridge and Boston lack imagination and real attention to the needs of their residents, opting instead to attract renters based only on features like location. But as our world changes, as it becomes more connected and smart, so do the…

These New Kendall Square Apartments Should Get Your First (and Last) Look

Why Kendall Square? Well for starters, Kendall Square has been called “the most innovative square mile on the planet.” Not just in Massachusetts or even the United States, but on the entire planet. Of course, that assessment is a subjective one, but here at Proto, a new Kendall Square apartment building offering luxury apartments, we…

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