9.2 out of 10

Commonwealth Ave, Back Bay / Beacon Hill

Ranked 2nd best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill
42.3502978044783 -71.0848769442717
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Pest Free
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Very beautiful"

This street was specifically memorable to me. Although it is on the same street as the mall, it isn't incredibly busy, as you'd think it would be, nor is it as commercialized as you'd think. I remember that there was a very attractive stream, next to a wooded area. There are some great sights on this road. There is also a condo building, which has a great view of all the nice trees, and the stream. It looked very safe, and friendly, If i was to move on any street in boston, it would probably be this one because of the very natural calming view it has. It was very clean, i saw no litter, and nothing out of the ordinary here. Just beauty, it is very well kept.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"The Greenest Street in Boston"

When I dream of returning to Boston, I always fantasize about living on Commonwealth Avenue with its promenade or greenway, known as the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. I can just imagine living on the top floor of one of the beautiful condos there. Quiet and peaceful. Brings out the spirit of the poet or artist. On one side is Newbury Street with shops and restaurants. On the other side is the Charles River for scenic outdoor exercise. Follow the statues on the Mall down to the Public Garden and the Boston Common. Downtown is just beyond. On the other end is Kenmore Square. Lots and trees and grass. In my opinion, it is Boston's premier address.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

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