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The Back Bay is one of the most appealing neighborhoods in America. It's also a .

Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116

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Mar 20

BCYF Spelling Bee 2021

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Demolition Delay application: 1 Cumberland Street, Back Bay

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Demolition Delay application: 220 Huntington Avenue, Back Bay

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Copley Square

Coming soon: A revitalized Copley Square

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Boston, Brookline kick off final phase of Muddy River Flood Risk Management project

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Neighborhood features

Unique shops, trendy restaurants, and vintage homes are found on its main streets, including:

  • Newbury Street
  • Boylston Street, and
  • Commonwealth Avenue.

It’s not uncommon to see celebrities walking around these beautiful streets. Even the Back Bay’s buildings are famous. You’ll find:

  • the Prudential Center
  • the John Hancock Tower
  • Trinity church, and
  • the Boston Public Library.