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About Back Bay

backbayThe Back Bay was developed over time on landfill beginning in 1865, designed as a fashionable place to live, it remains very much that way today. One of the only grid pattern of streets you will find in the Boston Metro, the Back Bay is bordered by the Charles River to the North, The Public Garden to the East, the Southwest Corridor to the South and Massachusetts Avenue to the West. The main corridors of the neighborhood are Beacon Street (One Way West), Marlborough Street (One Way East), Commonwealth Avenue, Newbury Street (One Way West), Boylston Street and Huntington Avenue. The later three are home to the area’s hotels, restaurants, retail, galleries and salons, as well as hundreds of thousands of square feet of highly desirable office space. Streets running perpendicular to these main arteries are arranged alphabetically and every other runs north or south, beginning with Arlington (One Way South), Berkeley (One Way North), Clarendon, Dartmouth, Exeter, Fairfield, Gloucester, and Hereford. Newbury Street stretches eight blocks and is home to the world’s most fabulous fashion retailers including Chanel, Burberry and Valentino, while also catering to the city’s enormous millennial population with popular shops Urban Outfitters, Zara, COSMadewell and Diesel. The street is peppered with sidewalk cafes and extremely beautiful international tourists making it one of the best places in the city to people watch. From Newbury, just a block north, is Commonwealth Avenue. This corridor is made up of multiple styles of architecture and stunning Back Bay homes. Through the middle of the Avenue is a green space and central pedestrian path named the Commonwealth Mall. Beautifully lit in the winter months, this space was originally designed by Arthur Gilman and completed by Frederick Olmsted, Sr.

NOT TO BE MISSED: A walk on the Charles River, a concert at the Hatch Shell, Restoration Hardware (the old Louis of Boston building), Boston Public Library, Copley Square Farmers Market, Top of the Hub, the burger at Abe and Louie’s.

Featured Back Bay Real Estate

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