Best streets in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

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Ranked 1st best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

"Stop and smell the flowers!"

- jonny29
My first introduction to Marlborough Street was, I'm ashamed to admit, as a cut-through for when there was really bad traffic on Mass Ave coming over from Cambridge. I was initially annoyed by all the...
42.3516534845927 -71.0831672673146
Ranked 2nd best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

"The Greenest Street in Boston"

- VCDrake
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...
42.3502978044783 -71.0848769442717

Brimmer St

Ranked 3rd best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

"quiet street convenient for walking!"

- MattieJ
Lime street is a very quiet side street, almost narrow enough to call it an alley! Like most of the Beacon Hill area of Boston, Lime St. is lined with pricey brick townhomes. There is not much in the...
42.3573676473228 -71.0719764189627

Myrtle St

Ranked 4th best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

"beautiful historic homes"

- Takeme2theclub
Myrtle street has some beautiful, and historic homes. Walking down this street gives you a great feel for the history of Boston. The majority of the homes are made of brownstone, and are home to very...
42.3593078212286 -71.0678927633694
Ranked 5th best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

"Yes It's Beautiful But"

- vpage
Well I agree a great deal, I have to admit I like Newbury Street and it's lovely, although *majorly* overpriced. Years ago I remember a friend paying something like 300 dollars for a set of sheets for...
42.3492711831482 -71.0837702703896

Beacon St

Ranked 6th best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

"great walk"

- nevillelongbtm
I doubt I could ever afford to live here, but it’s a great neighborhood to walk around in. The streets are beautiful and feel safe, and there are a lot of buildings with an interesting past for histor...
42.3542595787879 -71.0768831930298

Louisburg Sq

Ranked 7th best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

"Beacon Hill Area is Beautiful"

- drew76
Well, just the fact that Louisa May Alcott lived in this neighborhood would be a clue that the houses are somewhat pricey. It is so worth it, with the "square" historic feel and tourists constantly s...
42.3584720203546 -71.0686129700524
Ranked 8th best street in Back Bay / Beacon Hill

"A great street from end to end."

- tjd3
I really love Boylston Street because so many things happen here, the best of which is that the Boston Marathon finish line is just outside the Public Library. Don't expect to get down it on Patriot'...
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