The 4,887-square-foot Colonial Revival at 107 Irving Street off Cambridge’s Harvard Square is now on sale through Coldwell Banker for $4,375,000. It last traded in July 2005 for $3,000,000.
The 5-BR, 5.5-BA, which includes a finished basement and a landscaped yard, comes with some cachet: It is on one of the more storied streets in the Boston region.
Julia Child and husband Paul lived at 103 Irving for several decades, for instance, and architect Josep L. Sert lived in 64 Francis Avenue, right where it meets Irving, a modernist house he also designed.
Other notable Irving residents have included poet e.e. cummings (No. 104), psychologist William James (95 Irving), and historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr., whose widow still lives along the lane.
- Storied Irving Street Paves Way to History [Harvard Gazette]
- Josep Lluis Sert's Boston, Cambridge Architecture: a Gallery [Curbed Boston]