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Back Bay

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.

Upcoming events

City Hall to Go Truck
Jan 25

City Hall To Go Cart: Back Bay

Office of Economic Development Small Business Workshop
Jan 31

Workshop: Instagram for Small Business

City Hall to Go Truck
Feb 8

City Hall To Go Cart: Back Bay

City Hall to Go Truck
Feb 22

City Hall To Go Cart: Back Bay

Latest news

Jan 18

Traffic advisory for Boston Women's March for America

Fireworks from the First Night celebration in 2015
Dec 28

Traffic Advisory for First Night celebration

Traffic Alert
Dec 8

Traffic Advisory, December 8, 10 and 11, 2016

Performance Parking graphic on spaces
Dec 1

Mayor Walsh announces Performance Parking pilot program