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 Conservatory, the Huntington Theatre and Symphony Hall. Lively bars, music and nightlife line Lansdowne Street including the House of Blues and outdoor vendors during home games at Fenway Park. The Fenway Center and Trilogy Triangle are popular retail areas within this neighborhood. The neighborhoods preeminent green space known as the “Back Bay Fens” was designed by Frederik Law Olmsted.
Fenway is home to students, young professionals and families. The housing in this area is made up of stately brick row houses and flashy new apartment and condominium towers near Fenway Park. The student population in this area is derived from: Emmanuel College, Simmons College, Wheelock College, Northeastern University, Boston University, Wentworth Institution of Technology and Mass. College of Pharmacy. Nearby hospitals include: Longwood Medical Area (supported by Medical Academic and Scientific Community Organization). The Kenmore Business Association supports area business owners.