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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

Small business resource workshop
Apr 5

Contracting with the City Info Session

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