6.8 out of 10

West Newton

42.3501249673776 -71.2242738515693
Great for
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out
  • Internet Access
  • Lack of Traffic
Not great for
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Nightlife
  • Resale or Rental Value
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees



"Lots of history and a few great local restaurants"

West Newton has changed dramatically over the last several hundred years. What was once a couple of buildings and outlying farms is today a smaller yet complete neighborhood filled with some great local restaurants like Blue Ribbon Bar-B-Q, French Bistro, Lumiere, and Coney Island Ice Cream Café.

Most of the buildings and homes date back to the 18th or 19th century and are found registered on the National Registry of Historic Places. The West Newton Cinema is still in existence today and is located in the West Newton Square and features smaller independent films. Many people from all over the city travel to West Newton to catch a glimpse of the antique architecture and history of Boston. Although some of the buildings have either been destroyed by fire or failed to withstand time, the neighborhood reveals a unique look into the past.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids

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