Peabody Terrace


Peabody Terrace
Peabody Terrace
Cambridge, MA 02138


Peabody Terrace



  • Non-smoking property
  • Graduate Commons Program
  • Sustainable Community Leaders Program
  • Children's playground and toddler's playground
  • Children’s playroom*
  • Some furnished studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments
  • Elevators in high-rise buildings**
  • Accessible units available
  • Balconies in many apartments
  • Bicycle storage
  • Vending machines
  • Laundry rooms
  • Common room
  • Three study rooms (one in each high-rise building)
  • Cable ready
  • Internet service in apartments
  • Wireless Internet service in some common areas
  • Kitchens include electric stove, disposal, refrigerator, dishwasher in some apartments, microwave in some apartments
  • Steam heat
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinklers
  • Tile flooring
  • Heat, hot and cold water, sewer, and electricity included in the rent

General Information

  • NOTE: Peabody Terrace cannot accommodate portable dishwashers or washing machines.
  • *Residents of Peabody Terrace with children up to eight years of age are eligible to participate in the property's Children’s Playroom program.
    • The playroom is membership-based, with membership terms running from July-December and January–June.
    • Spaces are limited.
    • Membership requirements include biannual membership fees (per semester), deposit, and collective cleaning responsibilities.
    • All playroom memberships are contingent upon members maintaining good standing. Failure to comply with the playroom policies and procedures may result in membership termination.
    • Please contact for more information about the playroom.
  • Note that the Harvard Childcare Center at Peabody Terrace is not run by HUH and residency at Peabody Terrace does not guarantee you a spot.
  • ** Elevators are only located in the high-rise towers (buildings 2, 11, and 24) and only stop at floors 1, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, and 21.
  • Some furnished studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments are available. View a list of furnished units.
  • View welcome information for Peabody Terrace.

Parking Information

Harvard University Housing does not manage any parking facilities. Parking for residents is available, for a fee, through Harvard University Parking Services. For more information, go to their web site; call 617-496-7827; or visit the Campus Service Center.

Please view the City of Cambridge Parking website to learn about resident and visitor parking restrictions.

Furnished apartments:

Harvard University Housing's furnished apartments do not include linens, dishes, pots/pans, or cutlery. Furnishings differ by unit size and type. Please view our list of furnished units for more information.

Sustainability at Harvard:

Harvard University Housing is dedicated to continually fostering a community of sustainability by improving the efficiency of its buildings and providing residents with the tools and resources to reduce energy and conserve resources.

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