The Back Bay area of Boston is located just north of Boston’s South End neighborhood and is bordered by the Charles River along its Northern edge. It is easily accessible by the MBTA via the Orange Line and several bus routes.
Famous for its 19th century Victorian brownstone residences and tree-lines streets, Boston’s Back Bay area is one of the country’s most desirable neighborhoods to live in. The Back Bay area has an interesting history; it was it was literally the ‘Back Bay’ of Boston before being in-filled and developed as part of a large land reclamation project that began in 1857.
Back Bay is home to the world-famous Newbury Street, known for its plethora of boutiques and major label stores. Newbury Street is often referred to as the Rodeo Drive of Boston, and is one of the best places to spot celebrities and star athletes while in Boston. Back Bay shopping also includes the Prudential Center and the Copley Place Mall.
Back Bay is home to many of Boston’s attractions including the John Hancock Tower which is the tallest building in Boston, as well as the Boston Public Garden, Berklee College of Music, and the Boston Public Library.
A Back Bay condo or apartment would be the perfect home for a young professional or student wanting to live in one of the most dynamic areas of Boston.