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Allston

One of Boston’s most diverse and active neighborhoods.

Allston is close to many colleges and universities in and around the City, so it’s know for its student population. But, in recent years, many immigrants and young professionals have moved to the area.

Allston
Boston MA  02134
United States

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Events
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May 2

Willie O'Ree Street Hockey Clinic Series at Smith Playground

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May 16

2020 Love Your Block Spring Cleanup

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Jul 18

Paint and motor oil drop-off

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16 Highgate Street

Demolition Delay application: 16 Highgate Street, Allston

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2-8 Harvard Avenue

Demolition Delay application: 2-8 Harvard Avenue / 374-380 Cambridge Street, Allston

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411-415 Cambridge Street

Demolition Delay application: 411-415 Cambridge Street and 8 Wilton Street, Allston

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372 Cambridge Street

Demolition Delay application: 372 Cambridge Street, Allston

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About the neighborhood

Allston is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Boston. You can find ethnic restaurants and popular watering holes on main streets like:

  • Harvard Avenue
  • Commonwealth Avenue, and
  • Brighton Avenue.

The Honan-Allston branch public library was named after Boston City Councilor Brian Honan. It holds a wealth of information and is a resource for the community.