Davis Square + Teele Square
Davis Square is located at the intersection of Holland Street, Dover Street, Day Street, Elm Street, Highland Avenue and College Avenue. The MBTA Red Line stops in Davis Square, providing inbound access to Cambridge and Boston, and outbound access to Alewife. Davis Square is also served by several MBTA bus lines (88, 89, 90, 84, 96). In addition, the Somerville Community Path provides pedestrian and bicycle access to the Minuteman Commuter Bicycle Path.
Davis Square is one of Somerville's most vibrant economic and cultural engines. It is home to the Somerville Theatre, many cafes, restaurants, and shops, as well as a good amount of office space. Davis Square hosts several arts-related festivals each year, including Art Beat, Honk! and Open Studios. Located on the Red Line and less than a mile away from Tufts University, Davis Square is a true urban neighborhood with a diverse population and range of services.
Teele Square is at the intersection of Broadway, Holland Street, and Curtis Street, and is located a half-mile from Davis Square. Teele Square is within a short walk of Tufts University. The square features a wide variety of eateries.
Generally speaking, the Davis Square and Teele Square neighborhoods are understood to be the nexus of residential streets located right around each square. The housing stock is mainly single families, multi-families and multis that have been converted to small condo associations.