Harvard Yard

Row 1

1 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138

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  • Do not rub John Harvard's foot for luck....bad things happen to it at night.
  • Established in 1636, America's first college is also one of the world's finest. Use the garden chairs available on the Yard to take in the beautiful architecture and foliage. - Green Guide Editor
  • There is not, in fact, any parking here.
  • You cahn't pahk heah
  • When you view the statue of John Harvard in "The Yahd," note how bright one shoe is. Tour guides say that it's good luck to rub Harvard's left foot.
  • Today, most college students graduate in 4-5 years. Franklin Delano Roosevelt finished college in 3 years, but stayed until 1904 so he could serve as editor of the Harvard Crimson newspaper.
  • Get your Pilgrim Passport at www.campus-stellae.org Free for members of any alumni association
  • Great place especially in the summer to chill, read and people watch.
  • Mecca : Middle Easterners :: Harvard Yard : Asians
  • Don't pahk yah cah here. You'll get ticketed.
  • Has chairs in the lawn in the summer!
  • This park is well kept and clean. It is really pretty, especially in fall. There are a lot of tours and tourists that can clog up the sidewalks which is annoying.
  • Commencement traffic is ivy bananas
  • George Bush frolicked here
  • Scenic views. It makes you feel smart walking around here.
  • Wirh Reem for her summer school at Harvard
  • check out the archeological dig
  • Very quiet
  • Try to join the Harvard tour. There is an excellent guy named Drake. We were enjoyed with his impressive style of storytelling
  • Not particularly pleasant as far as New England college campuses go, and swarming with tourists. Would much rather check out MIT's futurist architecture.