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Last updated: 7/11/16

Back Bay

Learn more about one of the most picture-perfect parts of the City of Boston.

It’s easy to understand why the Back Bay is one of the most appealing neighborhoods in America. 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. Here you’ll find:

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

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Jul 25

Mayor Walsh announces data challenge to determine locations for 30 new speed feedback signs

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Jul 21

Traffic Advisory for Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Jul 19

New PSA campaign to support Muslim residents, visitors

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Central Library Renovation
Jul 11

Central Library renovation receives multiple design, construction awards

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