Kennedy Biscuit Lofts

129 Franklin Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Resident 2017 - 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/07/2019
I'm a graduate student and would never endorse KBL as a desirable living community, especially for students new to Cambridge. There are better options. This place has potential, however the staff are terrible at handling or mitigating any tenant issues. My neighbor plays music consistently throughout… See More
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fokeny • Resident 2017 - 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/26/2018
Current resident..avoid this place at any cost. There is literally nothing good about this place except the location. Management is absolutely awful. They're either useless or just don't reply to any concerns. Management decides when they switch from heat to air and air to heat. I… See More
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Relevant22 • Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/11/2017
Noisy, and the rooms also seem to drive allergies. Maintainence was very slow this year and leasing was less than smooth See More
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Resident 2009 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 11/20/2013
KBL is a worthwhile place to live, but it is not for everyone. It has benefits and drawbacks like anywhere else, but some of its shortcomings are magnified due to its high price and urban location. Pros: *Fantastically located in Central Square -- far enough from… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/14/2013
FRUSTRATING living experience. APARTMENT: The management staff are unresponsive, rude, unhelpful, and dishonest at times. The unit we moved into was dirty with several broken things inside. The time spent living here was not worth the premium we spent in rent; this is priced as a… See More
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Liam9999 • Prospective Resident Visited 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/01/2013
I was considering moving here after my friends found a decent unit. At first I was impressed, but LUCKILY I found another place because every time I visit KBL now I see disrepair and rude staff. The guy who runs the front desk is dismissive and… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/05/2012
This building is simply not healthy for neither your Mind , Body or Soul. Mind; you will not sleep peacefully I promise. It is either the neighbor, the roaring noise of undetermined origin, the garbage trucks, children in the nursery or the hallways or the jamming… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/08/2011
Mold in HVAC units still an issue. Flooding still an issue. Fiberglass particles found in air samples as well as gross mold spore contaminants. Why doesn't Forest City do something about the health and safety of CHILDREN living in KBL? See More
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Resident 2005 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/11/2010
ALL BASEMENTS GOT FLOODED in July 2010, just learned this as I visited there. Now this has happened apparently AVERAGE EVERY 2-3 YEARS before!!! Hallways are super hot in the summer - inadequate air conditioning. check out at youtube "KBL Flood. Just imagine 2 ft of… See More
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kevinmanilenko • Resident 2007 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/28/2009
I recently moved out of Kennedy Biscuit Lofts (KBL) in University Park, Cambridge, right near Central Square. When I first looked at the building, the rooms, the amenities, I was excited to move in, and expected a smooth transition. However, about 6 months out of the… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/11/2009
All the apartments in KBL Building are big. However the good news stop here. All the other things about the apartment are terrible. They have a stupid system with AC OR heating and due to some policies; they do not turned the AC on until June… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 09/14/2008
We've lived in KBL for almost two years now, and all and all we have loved it here. The pros: Great location, lovely apartment with new carpet, appliances, clean/modern bathroom and kitchen, unique style, concierge, laundry in building, great common areas and amenities, friendly neighbors (mix… See More
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Resident 2000 - 2003 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/16/2008
When I lived there everyone was moved out to redo the ventilation system due to mold problems. I knew so many people who were sick including me. It took a long time for any action to be taken to try to remedy the mold problems. And… See More
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pinnacle71 • Resident 2005 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/08/2007
This place is noisy. In one bedroom, I could hear my neighbor's conversations as if I were in the same room. I'm not exaggerating, here. The front doors are on hinges, and as people enter, they swing closed and slam shut. Something about the place amplifies… See More
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susan111 • Resident 2004 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/26/2007
Beautiful apartments close to everything . Air conditioning is non existant in common areas and barely existant in apartments and managment does as little as possible to help. Concierge is great especially Richard and Paula in perticularly because they are forced to work in sub standard… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 02/07/2007
My loft apartment is huge, open and sunny. Central Sq. is a great location. However, there is a strong (moldy?) smell in the summer that seems to linger year round and it's FREEZING in the winter. I blame the HVAC heat/ac. Also, they could not have… See More
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Resident 2005 Recommended
Reviewed 11/21/2005
Its a great place to live.
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hottie465 • Resident 2004 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/17/2005
I lived in KBL but I had to move out because the utility bills they charge are outrageous. When I moved in they lied about the bills, the leasing agent said that we only were required to pay the electricity for running the fan to blow… See More
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Resident 2005 Recommended
Reviewed 07/12/2005
Surprised to see all of the bad reviews - I moved in a couple of months ago and haven't seen any of these problems. Mold? The problem must have been resolved, because I haven't seen or heard of any problems. <br><br>Office staff (especially Shelly) very helpful… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/18/2004
I was initially attracted to KBL by its spacious units and its close proximity to the T and MIT. The whole complex started going downhill about a year after I moved in and is quickly on the decline. The surrounding area is not safe. There have… See More
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Resident 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/11/2004
I moved into KBL with my MIT buddies. The unit we took was overpriced, but management let us put six people into a big townhouse unit, so the rent became reasonable. Location is convenient to Star Market, Central Square, and MIT, but the neighborhood to the… See More
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Resident 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/07/2004
Visited the place today. The units we were shown were not the units they were renting, although they looked ok. However, as we were walking through the hallways, we smelled mold. The air in the hallways was thick and moist. We felt that the heat was… See More
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gadget8me2 • Resident 2003 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/15/2003
We went to the realtor for the Sidney Street Apartments and the Kennedy Bisquit Lofts. The agent quickly whipped us through the lofts like speedy Gonzales and dodged every question we asked about occupancy and the "mold" issue. She quoted us inflated rental prices and then… See More
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etwoe • Resident 2003 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/21/2003
I heard about this site from the person KBL hired to write and submit the positive reviews on this site! Notice that they´re about the same length: that´s because it´s what they asked for, a concise listing of advertising points. <br> <br>The bad ones are more… See More
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Resident 2001 - 2003 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/11/2003
While the building at first seemed full of character and the location perfect, my experience living in KBL was the worst nightmare and I moved out. Apparently the people who think all is fine there just don´t talk to too many other people and didn´t think… See More
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    $2,225

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    $3,600

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Kennedy Biscuit Lofts is an apartment in Cambridge in zip code 02139. This community has a Studio - 2 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $2,225 - $3,759. Nearby cities include Somerville, Allston, Brookline, Charlestown, and Boston. 02142, 02143, 02134, 02215, and 02141 are nearby zip codes.

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