Some incredibly bright folks attend that other top Cambridge college, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Kendall Square. The architecture of its various buildings is wildly diverse, ranging from the neoclassical walls of Building Ten to some striking modern structures by the likes of I.M. Pei and Frank Gehry. In the past decade, the area has boomed with rapid growth and development. Drinking and dining options are stronger than ever; it comes as a shock to some locals that Kendall Square is now one of the hottest neighborhoods in the Boston area. Once you’ve had your fill of Kendall Square, check out our guides to the best restaurants in Boston, best live music in Boston, and best museums in Boston.
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