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Last updated: 5/15/19

Back Bay

A picture-perfect neighborhood in the City of Boston.

The Back Bay is one of the most appealing neighborhoods in America. It's also a protected historic district.

Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
United States

Upcoming events

Upcoming events
We Are Boston 2019: A Day Learning
Nov 22

We Are Boston 2019: A Day of Learning

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Mar 21

BCYF Spelling Bee 2020

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Oct 11

Columbus Day Parade, Boston 10K for Women, Other Events

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Sep 19

Allston Brighton Parade, Jimmy Fund Walk, Phantom Gourmet Food Festival, Other Events

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Sep 12

Hub on Wheels, Open Newbury Street, Other Events

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Aug 27

Student Move-In

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Neighborhood features

Unique shops, trendy restaurants, and vintage homes are found on its main streets, including:

  • Newbury Street
  • Boylston Street, and
  • Commonwealth Avenue.

It’s not uncommon to see celebrities walking around these beautiful streets. Even the Back Bay’s buildings are famous. You’ll find:

  • the Prudential Center
  • the John Hancock Tower
  • Trinity church, and
  • the Boston Public Library.