8.1 out of 10

Washington St, Central Boston

Ranked 4th best street in Central Boston
42.3522585424428 -71.0626003282435
Great for
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Pest Free
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
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5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5

"A great area"

On my visit to Boston, i found that many here are very friendly, the housing is very cute, and homey. I remember going shopping in a closed off area on Washington street. There are many local parks nearby, and there are many places to eat, movie theaters, etc. everything is nearby. There is a lot of shopping nearby right down the road. It gives a feel of both city living, and suburbia. I feel it is generally a great safe, and fun area where you can always find something to do.
Recommended for
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  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

"Shopping and History"

Washington Street really changes from one end to the other. I lived on Boylston and Tremont, adn would often walk down Washington to go shopping at Downtown Crossing, most often at Filene's, where the basement was my absolutely favorite place. The previously shuttered Opera House, which was an absolute wreck for years, has been fixed up, which makes an enormous difference, as that part of the street was very depressing for a long time because of it. When you get to Downtown Crossing (lots of shopping along the way), it's closed to traffic. At lunch time people from the office buildings around usually come there and there are a lot of places for a good lunch.
Recommended for
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  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

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