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Avalon North Point

1 Leighton Street, Cambridge, MA 02141
1 Leighton Street, Cambridge, MA 02141

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mkummer • Resident 2020 - 2021
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01/04/2021
WARNING - COVID SUPER SPREADER PROPERTY Multiple residents have contracted COVID-19 from Hult Business Students. Drug dealers, Hult undergrads (despite it being against policy), coke being snorted in public areas, hallways smell like weed, ZERO enforcement of mask wearing, violence towards elderly residents and the list… See More
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Resident 2019
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12/07/2019
This building has nice apartments, a gym, and a pool. BUT SO MANY UNDERGRADS, ALMOST EVERY weekend, SMELL OF WEED EVERYWHERE, LOUD NOISE EVEN UNTIL 4 AM AND DRUNK PEOPLE KNOCK ON THE HOST DOOR. Unbelievable. We have complained 3 times, nothing happened. NOT RECOMMEND IT… See More
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Resident 2019
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07/17/2019
Staff are generally great and building is great. Location is great. However the quality of people living here is embarrassing and they do nothing about the behavior. Half the residents are section 8. Why they can live here is a whole separate issue not for this… See More
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Alyssa_C879 • Resident 2017
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12/05/2017
Beautiful apartments, literally just remodeled entire building, efficient e-mailing with staff and awesome maintenance team. Concierge team is very friendly and always remember details about me and my daughter. Love the location and excited to finish my Master's while living here. There is noise from time… See More
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 Verified Resident 215984vrp 2015
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02/06/2016
Great place, people are friendly, maintenance and concierge are very nice and helpful. Pool, gym, home cinema and business centre are a bonus. Little supermarket down stairs saves a lot of time its great. Loved living here so far. See More
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 Verified Resident 215404vrp 2015
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02/05/2016
Bad experience. If things continue like that I will write complains in all websites and magazines and tell my school (MIT) to blacklist Avalon from their listing. I came to the US to study hard and I choose a luxury apartment to have a quiet rest,… See More
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 Verified Resident 215329vrp 2015
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02/05/2016
Great living space with lots of amenities and convenient location. Good staff and prompt response to maintenance requests. Great new convenience store opened which is very good for the residents. Avalon Access makes it easy to address any issues and pay rent. Great overall living experience.… See More
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 Verified Resident 214070vrp 2015
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01/29/2016
Avalon North Point is a great place to live. The apartment is clean from day one and has all new appliances. The amenities within the building are great, from the fitness center to the newly added convenience store. Everything you need is on site. Also a… See More
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 Verified Resident 208572vrp 2015
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12/31/2015
The building is in a great location and has great facilities and this is reflected in the high rent. What may or may not be disclosed and is not reflected in the high rent is that the building is one of the only rentals of this… See More
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 Verified Resident 204527vrp 2015
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12/13/2015
First of all let me express my gratitude to Jacquie because she has been most helpful at every stage of my move. We are in Cambridge because my husband is undergoing treatment at MGH. This is a very difficult time in our life and the staff… See More
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 Verified Resident 193179vrp 2010 - 2015
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10/24/2015
Brilliant location and a very comfortable place for you to call a home. I have been living here for 5 years now and so far it is all good. There are a lot of amenities that can be used to enhance your experience. See More
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 Verified Resident 191027vrp 2013 - 2015
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10/17/2015
I like it here. However I feel that the apartments are slightly overpriced. I am content with the responsiveness of the staff and maintanence crew in general. The noise could be problem from time to time.l, especially weekends. See More
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 Verified Resident 186619vrp 2015
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09/26/2015
Good clean housing, new, home feeling great staff , feel that im going to be happy great neighbors also the building is nice. I would recomned it to anyone also the staff has been very accommodating to my needs See More
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 Verified Resident 177348vrp 2015
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08/23/2015
This appartment is very nice. I can see a beautiful view from 21th floor of common area. I can also see a beautiful view from my room. And there are a lot of stores near here. I love this place. Furthermore all staffs are kindness. See More
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 Verified Resident 174455vrp 2015
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08/13/2015
Avalon Community certainly fits in everyone needs, because It provides a hide range of apartments and location options in the Massachusetts area. As a result, I recommend this community to anyone who wants to move to Boston area. See More
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 Verified Resident 171085vrp 2015
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08/03/2015
Avalon North Point is an excellent place to live. It is steps away from the nearest T and mall. The leasing professionals are patient, attentive and charismatic. The amenities and units are top notch See More
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 Verified Resident 170571vrp 2014 - 2015
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08/03/2015
Great location, wonderful amenities, beautiful views of Boston, and always helpful staff. Perfect for those working in Cambridge and the Kendall Square area. Steps from lots of gardens, playgrounds, and the Charles River. Close to local shopping and restaurants. The only real drawback are the huge… See More
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avalonnorthpoint1 • Resident 2013
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06/29/2013
I wish I had asked to take a few minutes and look around the building (common areas, hallways) and walked up/down the stairs before I signed a lease. I would have seen cigarette ashes, trash, etc in stairways and would have never moved to this place.… See More
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Avalon North Point Manager

07/02/2013

Dear avalonnorthpoint1, Thank you for your feedback. We strive to provide all of our residents with a clean and comfortable living environment. We would like to address your concerns. Please stop by the office or give us a call at (617) 621-6300. We look forward to hearing from you. Best, Brian at AvalonBay Communities

Resident 2012 - 2013
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06/17/2013
Disappointment in many areas: Poor Management - Twice we tried to book the theater, and they managed to double book it to other people. When moving out, after we booked the loading dock, we found out it's double booked too! How come they don't figure out… See More
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Resident 2013
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06/13/2013
Major mistake to live here. I wish I had paid more attention to the reviews before I signed a contract which I had to pay a penalty to break to get out of this unpleasant situation. Noise Noise, some irresponsible careless neighbors (with few exception) will… See More
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KPTHunter • Resident 2012 - 2013
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04/29/2013
We live on the second floor in the North Point, facing the Charlestown bridge, the windows are so thick that we do not even hear the traffic. My husband and I have enjoyed living here for the past year. Our neighbors are friendly and do not… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2012
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02/03/2013
Staff were great. the problems of the building is due to some careless residents. some of the disadvantages: Noise as late as 2 am smell cigarette smoke and weed smoke in the hallways on a regular basis. Too many irresponsible college students who are spoiled and… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2012
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03/31/2012
I still love the views of Boston and the Charles River! Yes, it's an undergrad party place. They smoke like fiends. They use the beautiful Roof Deck as a party zone and even have made me feel very uncomfortable at times so I left. The majority… See More
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Avalon North Point Manager

04/03/2012

Hello, I am the General Manager. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. I truly apologize for all the inconveniences that you have encountered. We employ a strict no noise tolerance policy and we will evict continuous offenders after the second noise complaint. Please feel free to contact me directly or our concierge staff after office hours. I can give you my assurance that we will respond to your concerns promptly and diligently. As this review has been posted annoymously, I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you and discuss any prevailing issues and make a concerted effort to ensure that we make things better for you.

Resident 2011
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12/06/2011
absolutely horrible. do not waste your money. See More
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Avalon North Point Manager

12/06/2011

Hello, I am the General Manager. I am sorry that you feel this way about our community at North Point. As I am unaware of your specific concerns and I see that this review has been posted anonymously, please reach out to me so that we can discuss your concerns in detail and agree to a plan to make things better for you.

Resident 2010
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07/27/2011
We lived here for one year and had a very bad experience. Almost all residents are undergraduate, non-English speaking students from South America and the Middle East. A high percentage of other tenants are on section eight (a low-income housing program). There is excessive noise from… See More
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Avalon North Point Manager

07/28/2011

Hello, I am the General Manager at Archstone North Point. I apologize for all the inconveniences that you have had to endure while living here at Archstone North Point. In regards to our undergarduate students, we have strict policies in place and we enforce these each time there is a lease violation. We permit smoking in the apartments but not in the common areas. Our hallways are pressurized and continously bring in fesh air from the outside. All smoke and odors in the apartments are dissipated through a continuous exhaust system in the apartments. Our rents are competitive with other apartment communities in the Cambridge area. As this review has been posted anonymously, please contact me directly so that we can discuss your concerns in more detail.

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Features & Amenities

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  • Laundry On-Site
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General

  • Community Center
  • Controlled Access
  • Gym
  • Pool

Pets

  • Dogs Allowed
  • Cats Allowed

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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $3,258

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $2,600

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $5,498

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    2 Bedrooms

Disclaimer: Floor Plans data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive floor plans offered.

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In the heart of North Point, situated perfectly between great shopping at CambridgeSide Galleria and acres of beautiful open space, lies a Boston apartment community that brings the best of Cambridge to your doorstep. Great East Cambridge apartments, great service and the amenities you deserve; with spectacular views of the Charles River and the Boston Skyline. All at a location that's exactly right, exactly where you want to be.

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What are noise levels like at Avalon North Point?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered having loud noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at Avalon North Point?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, signifying slight satisfaction on average.

How safe is Avalon North Point?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered being not safe on average.

How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 3/5 stars, signifying moderate satisfaction on average.

How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 5/5 stars, which is considered being extremely effective on average.

What is the pet policy at Avalon North Point?
Dogs Allowed
Cats Allowed

What types of floor plans are available?
Studio, 1 Bath and 1 Bed, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 2 Baths


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Avalon North Point is an apartment in Cambridge in zip code 02141. This community has a Studio - 2 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $2,600 - $5,498. Nearby cities include Somerville, Allston, Brookline, Charlestown, and Boston. 21141, 02142, 02114, 02129, and 02129 are nearby zip codes.

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