The Public Garden, aerial view towards Back Bay, showing Commonwealth Avenue mall in center. Boston, Usa.

Back Bay

About the Back Bay… Back Bay is Boston’s premier luxury residential address/neighborhood and one of America’s most desirable neighborhoods. The neighborhood plan was designed by Arthur Gilman of Gridley James Fox Bryant inspired by Haussmann’s renovation of Paris with parallel streets and tree lined avenues (Commonwealth Mall). There are five east-west corridors: Beacon Street (closest to
Alcorn Street with old lamps on Beacon Hill in Boston at dusk

Beacon Hill

About Beacon Hill… Beacon Hill is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the United States and exclusive area in Boston, approximately only one square mile in size and home to many notable Americans.  The neighborhood received its name from a beacon that stood atop its hill to warn locals about foreign invasion. Bound  by Beacon
AJD59071, Boston, MA, Massachusetts, Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center, USS Constitution Museum, USS Constitution, warship. Image shot 2007. Exact date unknown.

Charlestown/ Navy Yard

About Charlestown & the Navy Yard… Charlestown and the Navy Yard are a short walking distance over the North Washington Bridge. Charlestown is located on a peninsula north of the Charles River, across from Downtown Boston and adjoins the Mystic River and Boston Harbor. Charlestown’s Navy Yard was one of the oldest shipbuilding facilities in
Boston’s “Leather District.”

Leather District

About the Leather District… The Leather District is a neighborhood in Boston defined by the bounds of Kneeland Street to the south, Essex Street to the north, Atlantic Avenue to the east and Lincoln Street to the west. Located between Downtown/Financial District, Chinatown  and South Station –  it’s named after old leather factories transformed into
Old South Meeting House Boston Massachusetts USA

Midtown

About Midtown/Downtown… Located in the heart of Boston’s northeastern peninsula, Downtown has served as Boston’s hub since the 1700s, with a number of intersecting areas including: Midtown, Downtown Crossing, Ladder Blocks and Financial District. Home to City Hall, numerous corporate headquarters, condos and apartments, and some of Boston’s most beloved tourist attractions—including the historic Freedom
USA, Massachusetts, Boston, high angle view of The North End, LIttle Italy, by Hanover Street, dusk

North End

About the North End… The North End is one of Boston’s most historic neighborhoods once housing the throng of immigrants (particularly Italians) arriving to the “new world” . The charm and quaintness of the narrow streets and tightly knit neighborhood is undeniable in its appeal, especially for the young cohort who can enjoy all the conveniences
USA Boston Traditional timber fronted buildings in South Boston

South Boston

About South Boston… Originally a bastion of working-class Irish Catholics has been “discovered” by the young professional, singles, couples and families who flock to the neighborhood pubs and easy T transportation to their Downtown jobs. South Boston offers a lower price point for housing than the much more expensive Back Bay, Beacon Hill and South
Colonial style houses in the South End area of Boston

South End

About the South End… Located just south of Back Bay, the South End is a highly sought after urban neighborhood, attracting diverse young professionals, families and gay population. The famed Boston architect, Charles Bulfinch created the master plan for the South End originally built on tidal flats during the mid-1800s. Bulfinch’s vision was to attract
MASSACHUSETTS Boston Intersection in Seaport District new construction and rehabbed wharehouse buildings entrance to parking lot

Seaport/ Innovation District

About the Seaport/Innovation District… The Seaport/Innovation District is a rapidly transforming area in Boston. Numerous buildings have recently been built or are in development in the Innovation District, offering residents apartment units (Rental), condominium residences (For Sale), and micro-unit options (Artist Lofts & Affordable Housing). Historic Fort Point hosts affordable artists’ units along with market
Boston Harbor at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, Boston, Long Wharf, Massachusetts, USA

Waterfront

About the Waterfront… The Waterfront neighborhood begins at the intersection of Causeway Street and Commercial Street stretching all the way down Atlantic Avenue, with some overlay into the North End and is in walking distance to Downtown. The Waterfront wraps around the inner harbor offering the HarborWalk which links the water’s edge to the city’s
USA, Massachusetts, Boston South, Centre Street, woman walking dog on street lined with parked cars

Jamaica Plain

About Jamaica Plain… Jamaica Plain, or “JP” as the locals call it, is a “streetcar suburb” that has evolved into a dynamic neighborhood. It was originally a summertime resort destination for Bostonians, located on the southwest of Downtown Boston. Annexed by the City in 1874, always a center for residential life, arts and commerce. You will
Dorchester Neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts

Dorchester

About Dorchester… Incorporated in 1630 and annexed by Boston in 1870, Dorchester is the City’s largest and most diverse neighborhood being 9.46 miles Long time immigrant residents include those from Ireland, Vietnam and Cape Verde. Fields Corner is the heart of the Vietnamese community in Boston and the nation’s first Vietnamese Community center. Franklin Park,

Fenway

About Fenway… Fenway also known also as Kenmore is most recognized by the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park. Fenway is the link between Downtown Boston to the east and Allston and Brighton to the west. The City’s top cultural institutions are here including the: Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, New England
Triple decker houses, East Boston, Massachusetts

East Boston

About East Boston… Located to the northeast, across Boston Harbor, East Boston was built on several islands connected by landfill. East Boston was annexed by the City of Boston in 1836. East Boston has always been a neighborhood of immigrants. Today its population is made up mostly of Italian Americans and immigrants from Central and South America
The 2009 4th of July celebration in Boston, as seen from MIT’s Green Building

East Cambridge

About East Cambridge… The neighborhood of East Cambridge was originally an Island in the Charles River Estuary. British troops used the island as a staging area as they prepared to march to Lexington and Concord at the outset of the War for Independence. Today the marshes of East Cambridge have been reclaimed and the area
Pembroke Lodge on Richmond Park in London UK

Brookline/ Chestnut Hill

About Brookline… The town of Brookline is bordered on the East by six of Boston’s neighborhoods; Brighton, Alston, Fenway, Kenmore, Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain, and West Roxbury. To the West is the City of Newton. Originally part of Boston Proper, the 6.8 square mile hamlet known as “Muddy River” was independently incorporated in 1705. The