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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.
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Most 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 as 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 living in one of the east coast's most vibrant and exciting communities. 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.
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Boston's Back Bay: History & Amenities
Welcome to Back Bay, a luxurious and historic neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. Home to some of the best-preserved examples of 19th-century urban design in the United States, this neighborhood is known for its beautiful Victorian brownstone homes and numerous architecturally significant individual buildings, including the Boston Public Library and the Boston Architectural College.
In addition to its residential offerings, Back Bay is also home to many office buildings, including the iconic John Hancock Tower, the tallest skyscraper in Boston. The neighborhood is also a popular shopping destination, with Newbury and Boylston streets, the Prudential Center, and Copley Place malls offering various fashionable stores and restaurants.
Originally created as a residential area, commercial buildings were allowed in Back Bay beginning in 1890, making it a vibrant and diverse neighborhood. It is also home to several major hotels, making it a popular destination for tourists and business travelers alike.
Bordered by the Charles River to the north and the Massachusetts Turnpike to the south, the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay defines the neighborhood's boundaries as "Charles River on the North; Arlington Street to Park Square on the East; Columbus Avenue to the New York New Haven and Hartford right-of-way (South of Stuart Street and Copley Place), Huntington Avenue, Dalton Street, and the Massachusetts Turnpike on the South; Charlesgate East on the West."
With its rich history and numerous cultural and recreational attractions, Back Bay is a highly sought-after neighborhood for both living and visiting. If you're interested in exploring real estate options in Back Bay, we invite you to contact us for more information.
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