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Last updated: 6/22/18

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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Nov 8

City releases first-ever inventory of Boston's income-restricted housing

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New ordinance will help older residents with property taxes

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Mayor's Mentoring Movement exceeds 2,300 mentors

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2018 "We Are Boston" gala honorees announced

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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.