Just across the Charles River from the city of Boston, Cambridge commands a cult following all its own. This scholastic city combines working-class perseverance with high-class entertainment and university class schedules. From the quiet residential streets in its western edge to the hip squares and happening courtyards along its numerous college campuses, this constantly evolving area will continue to attract thinkers, dreamers, families, and professionals for semesters to come.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
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Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Kenn Tam is a Canadian photographer living and working in New York City's Manhattan, that specializes in portraits and street photography. And yes, he was that high school year book guy with a 50mm lens for a face.
Katie is a Boston-based photographer who has shot in such disparate places as wintry Vermont ski lodges, the bone-dry Arizona desert, restaurants in NYC and various European locales. Her years in the photo world have finely tuned her eye to the small details of life. Shooting for Airbnb was a fun adventure that helped her further appreciate beautiful Boston.
Brian Samuels is a Boston-based lifestyle photographer and writer. He is also the creator of A Thought For Food, a blog of recipes and personal anecdotes pertaining to cooking. His work has been featured in Edible Boston, the Improper Bostonian, the Boston Globe, Saveur and the Huffington Post. This Airbnb project has allowed him to explore and discover more of Boston.
Linda is a freelance photographer who focuses on editorial, event and portrait work. She loves Boston and she loves her camera. Working on the Airbnb project allowed her to get to know her city and its people even better. They did not disappoint.