Browse Boston Neighborhoods
The Back Bay is best-known for its beautiful brownstone buildings and it is home to some of the most important Boston landmarks. It is primarily made up of young professionals who live the city life and enjoy all the unique local amenities and attractions. It is also home to the famous shopping area, Newbury Street, making it the hottest spot in Boston! Also located in Back Bay is the prestigious Berklee College of Music. With its upscale residential, retail, and commercial office district, the Back Bay neighborhood is perfect for anyone who is looking for something elegant and trendy.
The neighborhood of Beacon Hill almost looks like a moment frozen in time. With it's cobblestone streets lit by gas lamps, lined with breathtaking brick rowhouses, gives an ambiance that transports you back in time to our founding fathers. One of the oldest communities in Boston, this neighborhood is ideal for anyone who appreciates beauty and history.
Part of the 21 neighborhoods recognized in the greater Boston area, Charlestown is one of the most sought after places to live. It is full of history and home to the battlefields of Bunker Hill, which is now commemorated by a towering obelisk in the center of the town. Today, Charlestown has become the place were young professionals are settling down in luxury condos and apartments. It is located North of Boston across the Charles River and overlooks the harbor.
Fenway-Kenmore is an exciting location in Boston. Home to many colleges and the Red Sox's Fenway Park, it is an energetic community that offers a little something for everyone. From fine dining to rock concerts, there's never a dull moment in the Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood.
The hub of New England's financial world, Boston's Financial District has all the hustle and bustle of Boston. It is the headquarters to reputable mutual fund companies such as DWS Scudder Investments, Putnam Investments and Fidelity Investments. Also, many of Boston's high-rises can be found in the Financial District including the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and One Federal Street.
The Leather District is a historical area of Boston, which took it's name from all the old leather factories and tanneries that had once resided there, is a "loft living" haven for residents. The once leather factories are now transformed into residential and commercial luxury real estate that gives all the appeal of the 21-century with just a touch of old history. It is also home to part of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.
Midtown or Downtown is the most sought after locale in Boston. With its central location it is perfectly situated around all the best that the city has to offer. Midtown is minutes away from the Boston Common, Public Garden, Chinatown, the Theater District, Fanueil Hall, Government Center, the Financial District and more! Wherever you are in Boston, all public transportation leads directly to Midtown.
The Little Italy of Boston is the North End, which offers some of the best eateries you can find in New England. This neighborhood is rich in history and culture dating back to the American Revolution with notable landmarks such as the home of Paul Revere and the Old North Church.
Located along the Boston Harbor, the Seaport district is the most up and coming luxury waterfront location in all of Boston. Big plans are in store for this area and even Boston's Mayor Thomas Menino has dubbed it the "Innovation District". With five star restaurants and luxury waterfront buildings cropping up, the Seaport District has a very bright future ahead of itself.
Also famously known as "Southie", South Boston is the home to many Irish-Americans and has become very popular among young professionals in recent years. Much of Boston's true heart and soul can be found in this neighborhood and one of the main reasons why it has always been the host to the city's St. Patrick Day and Evacuation Day Parade all these years.
The South End of Boston is a cultural diverse and historical neighborhood. It's Victorian brownstone row houses line the residential streets and found on the main thoroughfares are tons restaurants of all ethnic types and some of the best shops, boutiques, and urban amenities found in Boston. The South End is truly a wonderful and beautiful neighborhood of the city.
The Boston Waterfront is home to some of the most luxurious real estate found in Boston. Located along the Boston Harbor in the North End, the Waterfront has some of the best locations and cityscape views. It is made of mainly eight wharfs that extend out into the harbor which are the Battery Wharf, Burroughs Wharf, Constellation Wharf, Commercial Wharf, Flagship Wharf, Lewis Wharf, Lincoln Wharf, Rowes Wharf and Union Wharf.
The West End of Boston can be found between The North End, Beacon Hill and it is home to the TD Garden. There is so much to offer in the West End that include great nightlife atmosphere, amazing urban amenities, and a plethora of restaurants. The West End is certainly a prime location with it being in close proximity of all the hottest spots in town.