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Eastgate Apartments

Building E55
60 Wadsworth Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 452-7463

  • unfurnished residence for 201 graduate students with families
  • opened in 1967

“Million dollar views and easy access to public transit create the perfect balance between city life and campus living. Eastgaters share a vibrant international community, and the nearby T stop gives us easy access to the entire Boston metro area.”


Unit Type Approximate Size Monthly Rent # of Student Apartments Description
1-bedroom corner apt. 550 sf $1,531 (2013-2014) 84

Private apartment for one family with one bedroom, combined living room/dining room, one bathroom, and kitchen facilities.

1-bedroom center apt. 500 sf $1,421 (2013-2014) 95

Private apartment for one family with one bedroom, combined living room/dining room, one bathroom, and kitchen facilities.

2-bedroom apt. 800 sf $1,826 (2013-2014) 22

Private apartment for one family with two bedrooms, combined living room/dining room, one bathroom, and kitchen facilities.

Where is it?

  • located in the east section of campus
  • approximately 0.7 mile walk to MIT’s main entrance at 77 Massachusetts Avenue

Only at Eastgate

Thanks to Eastgate’s bike rental program, residents can take mountain bikes, road bikes, and tandem bicycles out for a spin for just a small annual fee. The program also supplies cycleway maps, helmets, bicycle lights, and a bike trailer that tows two small children.

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Room options

Eastgate features a range of apartment-style units for graduate student families.

Furnishings

  • Bedrooms and dining/living rooms are not furnished.
  • Kitchen facilities are furnished with a refrigerator and stove (kitchen utensils and supplies are not provided).

Eastgate Apartments amenities

Eastgate is a 29-story apartment tower with an outdoor playground and an exterior courtyard with barbeque areas at ground level. Shared interior public spaces include:

  • recreation lounges
  • children’s play room
  • study room
  • laundry facilities (operated by coins or MIT ID card)
  • storage room
  • bicycle storage room