Huron Village and Observatory Hill

Storefronts along Huron Ave.
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About Huron Village and Observatory Hill

About one-half mile west of Harvard Square and Fresh Pond is the Observatory Hill neighborhood. Its neighborhood retail and business center is found around the intersection of Concord and Huron Avenues. Further out Huron Avenue towards Fresh Pond is the set of businesses known as Huron Village. Both of these centers offer a variety of neighborhood restaurants, grocery stores, some small offices, and unique retail and specialty shops that serve the surrounding community.

Huron Village & Observatory Hill Resources

Fresh Pond - Alewife Market Profile (2013)Huron Village Commericial District Locus Map

Observatory Hill Community Web Site

Huron Village Business Association

Area Map of Huron Village

Huron Village & Observatory Hill Projects and Documents

Alewife Sewer Separation (active)

Huron Avenue Bike Ban Area (2012)

For More Information

For more economic development information and activity on Huron Ave/Observatory Hill, please contact Chris Basler at, 617/349-4601.

For more information on community planning activity in Huron Village/Observatory Hill, please contact Stuart Dash, Director of Community Planning,, at 617/349-4640.