The South End is truly a cosmopolitan neighborhood. It is just minutes away from Downtown and the Back Bay, and has recently become one of the City’s most popular neighborhoods.
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- young professionals
- families, and
- a vibrant gay and lesbian community.
The area’s main streets are Tremont Street, Columbus Avenue, and Mass Avenue. Here you’ll find the area’s renowned Victorian brownstone buildings. The Washington Gateway Main Streets program supports the neighborhood’s many small businesses.
There are nearly 30 parks in the area. It’s also home to a thriving arts community and some of the best restaurants in Boston.
The markets, located on Harrison Avenue, are open on Sundays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tremont Street (Restaurant Row)
You can choose from several different world-class restaurants.
The tree-lined street is filled with boutiques and restaurants.
Blackstone and Franklin Parks
The two classically designed open-spaces provide a respite from the hustle and bustle of the neighborhood.