neighborhoods

Financial District Becoming Real Neighborhood

Financial District en Route to Becoming a Real Neighborhood

No longer do the sidewalks roll up after 6 p.m. in the Financial District.

            The Hub will see twice the number of new housing units during this cycle than it did last cycle. And it is well-positioned to absorb the housing spurt, as there is a shift toward more urban

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How Affordable Is Boston?

One of the sadder facts of life is that the more you can spend on a house, the more options you will have. Many factors go into making that leap - affordability, convenience, size, proximity to transportation. This begs the question: What's truly affordable these [...]

Village Profile: Newtonville

Newtonville

Newton MA

 

Newtonville is a primarily residential neighborhood. The Shaw’s supermarket on Austin Street was one of the first projects in the country to buy air rights for construction. Newtonville’s center is a large commercial hub bisected by the Massachusetts Turnpike with businesses clustered on Washington and Walnut Street. [...]

Boston Giving $28M to Fund Affordable Housing in These Six Neighborhoods

The city of Boston is providing $28 million in federal and local money to fund the development and preservation of hundreds of affordable housing units across six city neighborhoods.

What $2,000 A Month Will Get You Around Boston

With apartment prices on the rise and a rapidly evolving real estate market, heres a look at what $2,000 in rent can get your around different areas of Boston.

The Hottest Boston Neighborhoods of 2016

Using home value forecasting, Zillow has announced its predictions for the Boston neighborhoods expected to see the most home value growth over the next 12 months. And it's probably not what you would expect.

 

Village Profile: West Newton

West Newton

Newton, MA

 

West Newton is one of the oldest of Newton's villages. Its main thoroughfare is Washington Street which provides easy access to the Massachusetts Turnpike and the MBTA Commuter Rail Station. In addition to the retail and service businesses, West Newton includes a large amount of the city's manufacturing use. A local [...]

Village Profile: Auburndale

Auburndale

Newton, MA

 

On the border of Waltham and the bank of the Charles River sits Auburndale. "The Reverend Charles du Maresque Pigeon, grandson of an illustrious eighteenth century local, is credited for persuading the railroad to introduce a flag stop on its line two miles West of West Newton. This influx of traffic led to a surge in [...]