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East Boston

The vibrant neighborhood features one of the most beautiful waterfronts in the City.

East Boston was once a center for shipbuilding, but it has always been a neighborhood of immigrants. You can see the diversity in the neighborhood’s many ethnic restaurants.

East Boston
Boston MA  02128
United States

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May 2

Dog licensing and low-cost rabies clinic - East Boston

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May 16

2020 Love Your Block Spring Cleanup

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Aug 15

Paint and motor oil drop-off

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Sep 12

Condor Street Urban Wild cleanup

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Demolition Delay Application: 189 Paris Street, East Boston

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Demolition Delay application: 35 Leyden Street, East Boston

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37 Horace Street

Demolition Delay application: 37 Horace Street, East Boston

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BCYF Paris Street Pool proposed design

Renovations begin at BCYF Paris Street Pool

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Neighborhood features

Today, East Boston's population is mostly:

  • Italian-Americans
  • immigrants from Central and South America, and
  • immigrants from Southeast Asia.

East Boston is home to the nation’s first branch library, built in 1870. You’ll also find Logan Airport here. Neighborhood homes mix the old with the new, and include many restored triple-deckers. Residents enjoy waterfront views of the City skyline from across Boston Harbor. They also now have access to the beach by way of a brand new and beautiful greenway.