This is one of 10 fact sheets meant to give new renters the basic information they need to know about their new neighborhoods. The series covers the 10 neighborhoods in Boston with the highest percentage of renters. You can learn about the rest here: Allston, Brighton, Chinatown, East Boston, Longwood Medical Area, Mission Hill, North End, Roxbury, and West End.
Average age: 22.8
Percent of people with bachelor degrees or higher: 70.9 percent
Public transit options:
Green line stations: Kenmore, Fenway
Commuter Rail Yawkey Station
MBTA bus lines 47, CT2
Highest-rated delivery spot on Yelp*:El Pelón Taquería, 92 Peterborough Street
Highest-rated date-worthy restaurant ($$ or up):Hojoko Boston, 1271 Boylston Street
Highest-rated coffee and tea shop:Pavement Coffeehouse, 1330 Boylston Street
Biggest grocery stores:Shaws, 33 Kilmarnock Street
*Delivery restaurants do not need to physically be in the neighborhood in question. They must deliver to an address we chose in the center of the neighborhood.
Apparently move-in day used to be super fun in Boston: