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Last updated: 5/24/18

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
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Jul 19

Boston Summer Eats Program to Provide Nutritious Meals for Youth at Over 100 Locations

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Jul 16

2018 Early Voting Schedule Released

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Jul 13

Celebration of 11th Year of MLK Scholars Program

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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.