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Welcome To Allston and Brighton

Allston is a young and exciting neighborhood that is most popular for its student and young professional community. This community is attracted by the nearby campuses and downtown area of Boston. Learn more about Allston / Brighton real estate below.

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About Allston and Brighton

Often perceived as being separate from the city - like other urbanized Greater Boston areas like Cambridge and Somerville - Allston and Brighton it is in fact part of the city of Boston.

The region became its own municipality in 1807, but in 1847, Brighton was incorporated into Boston to benefit from the city's public services and booming resources. A few years later, it got a new post office and a second neighborhood - Allston.

Brighton is slightly less densely populated than Allston and thus a bit quieter. Many important businesses and institutions are located in and around Brighton. St. Elizabeth's Hospital and the Franciscan Children's Hospital also call Brighton home and are two of its largest employers.

Allston and Brighton's border runs along Everett Street in the north, south along Gordon Street, and terminates at the Brookline town line along Kelton Street.

Popular with young professionals and students for its affordable housing, Brighton is one of Boston's most exciting neighborhoods - a place where you can get a great "bang for your buck. Brighton boasts its own vibrant nightlife, with many restaurants and bars found throughout the neighborhood.

Other great Boston areas like downtown and Cambridge are very accessible from Brighton, with multiple Green Line “T” stops and bus lines.

Allston and Brighton Real Estate

There are all kinds of beautiful homes for sale on the Allston and Brighton real estate market!

The neighborhood has various styles of homes to choose from, such as historical brownstones, condos, homes and traditional New England houses.

It’s a hugely popular place to live, as residents enjoy the convenience of reaching the heart of the city via the MBTA Green Line and bus services, as well as the I-90 Massachusetts Turnpike, which makes Logan Airport just minutes away

As the popularity of these areas continues to surge, the competition for Allston and Brighton homes for sale can be tough. That’s why we recommend having a pro on your side!

At Warren Residential, our agents are experts in Allston and Brighton homes for sale - and all things Boston real estate.

Living in Allston and Brighton

The Allston and Brighton area is full of life, and residents absolutely love living here!

Some of Allston’s most popular social locales can be found along Harvard, Commonwealth, and Brighton Avenues - with all sorts of amazing restaurants, bars, and boutiques on offer. Some must trys include: Hopewell Bar & Kitchen, Coreanos and Fish Market Sushi Bar.

Popular college bars in the area include Tavern in the Square, White Horse Tavern and The Draft - while the locals enjoy visiting Silhouette Lounge, Model Café and Harry’s Bar & Grill.

It’s also a great place for music lovers - of all kinds! You’ll find alternative-rock, indie, R&B and all kinds of performances from incredible local acts seven nights a week thanks to the sister music venues, Paradise Rock Club and the Brighton Music Hall.

And, of course, with its excellent transport links and close proximity to downtown - living in Allston and Brighton makes Boston all yours to discover. Whether you want to catch a Bruins game, enjoy the city’s best nightlife or visit the Museum of Fine Arts - life’s a breeze when you live here!

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