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Back Bay

Brownstones • Newbury Street • Historic

About Back Bay


With its beautiful brownstones and tree-lined streets, it is no wonder Boston's Back Bay has always been one of America's most desirable neighborhoods to live in. Back Bay is also home to the two tallest buildings in Boston: the Prudential Center and the John Hancock Building.

Back Bay Market Statistics
Total Listings 177
Average Price $2,704,129
Highest Price $14,500,000
Lowest Price $349,900

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All Listings $300,000 - $400,000 $400,000 - $500,000
$500,000 - $600,000 $600,000 - $700,000 $700,000 - $800,000
$800,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - $1,000,000 Over $1,000,000

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178 Properties Found. Page 1 of 15.
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Photo of Listing #72754736

776 Boylston #ph-2b, Boston

$14,500,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,708 Sf

MLS® # 72754736

Presented by: Lili Banani Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay
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Photo of Listing #72726101

122 Commonwealth Avenue #ph, Boston

$13,200,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,144 Sf

MLS® # 72726101

Presented by: Tracy Campion Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
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Photo of Listing #72662450

191 Commonwealth Ave #61, Boston

$10,750,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,072 Sf

MLS® # 72662450

Presented by: Brigitte Labonte Petrocelli Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay
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Photo of Listing #72725281

352 Marlborough St, Boston

$9,995,000 - 4 Beds, 7 Baths, 4,754 Sf

MLS® # 72725281

Presented by: Michael Harper MGS Group Real Estate LTD
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Photo of Listing #72659419

142 Beacon St. #p, Boston

$9,995,000 - 4 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,908 Sf

MLS® # 72659419

Presented by: Diane Keliher Keliher Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72760910

288 Commonwealth Ave #ph, Boston

$8,995,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,750 Sf

MLS® # 72760910

Presented by: Samantha Stumpo New Brook Realty Group, LLC
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Photo of Listing #72750827

212 Commonwealth Ave #2, Boston

$8,495,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,131 Sf

MLS® # 72750827

Presented by: Glenn Forger Olde Forge Realty
Photo of Listing #72737793

36 Commonwealth Avenue #1, Boston

$7,990,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,565 Sf

MLS® # 72737793

Presented by: Tracy Campion Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
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Photo of Listing #72722699

90 Marlborough St #6, Boston

$7,950,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,652 Sf

MLS® # 72722699

Presented by: Lili Banani Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay
Photo of Listing #72614698

385 Beacon Street, Boston

$7,900,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 5,165 Sf

MLS® # 72614698

Presented by: Tracy Campion Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
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Photo of Listing #72730557

220 Boylston Street #1220, Boston

$7,775,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,204 Sf

MLS® # 72730557

Presented by: Michael Carucci Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
Photo of Listing #72692005

45 Commonwealth #3, Boston

$7,500,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,883 Sf

MLS® # 72692005

Presented by: Jonathan Radford Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay

More About Back Bay Real Estate

Most of the homes in the Back Bay real estate market have plenty of prestige. These traditional masterpieces represent the upscale neighborhood that Back Bay became in the late 19th century and its reputation of being the most elite part of Boston still exists today. As a result, the homes for sale in Back Bay are as expensive as they are elegant.

The average price of a home in Back Bay is well over $1 million and you'd be hard pressed to find anything other than a cozy one-bedroom condo for less than $900,000. But if you can afford to live in Back Bay, you'll enjoy life in one of the most vibrant and exciting communities on the east coast. The shopping in Back Bay is second to none and the mix of Victorian brownstone homes and unique commercial retailers draws a constant stream of tourists.

Back Bay is also among the safer neighborhoods in Boston, which is why upper class families love it here. That said, you'll find a surprisingly wide variety of demographics living here, from students to young professionals to wealthy empty nesters in addition to families.

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Boston's Back Bay: History & Amenities

What many people do not realize is that Back Bay did not exist as recently as 160 years ago and in its place was swamp and marshland. Thus, it is now called Back Bay because it used to be part of the Charles River. The Massachusetts legislature commissioned local construction corporations to dam the river and fill the area, a project that took almost 80 years from start to finish.

Today, Back Bay boasts several of Boston's most well-known commercial shopping streets, such as Commonwealth Avenue, Newbury Street, and Boylston Street. Some of the most popular restaurants in Boston are also located in Back Bay. In fact, if you're walking along Boylston Street, make sure to stop in at Abe and Louie's to dine on one of the best steaks in the city.

The world-renowned Newbury Street, called by many the Rodeo Drive of Boston, is filled with boutique and major-label shops. It's also a great place to spot a celebrity or local sports star while window shopping.

Popular things to do in Back Bay include visiting Copley Square, taking a stroll through the prestigious Boston Public Library, relaxing in the Boston Public Garden, and heading to the top of the Hancock Tower.

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