Cambridge: Where Bohemia Meets Big Bucks

Brainy Cambridge -- also called the People's Republic of Cambridge -- tops list of US cities with the highest percentages of million-dollar homes.
June 11, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"With a whopping 12 percent of those single-family homes valued over $1 million, the census ranking still highlights the difference between the image and reality of Cambridge. As housing costs soar, the city seems in the throes of an identity struggle. The quirky coffee shops and women's centers haven't disappeared, but the ranking shines a light on that less visible Cambridge of stately homes and wealthy urbanites."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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