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Back Bay, Boston

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Back Bay is an officially recognized neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. It is most famous for its rows of Victorian brownstone homes — considered one of the best preserved examples of 19th-century urban design in the United States — as well as numerous architecturally significant individual buildings, and cultural institutions such as the Boston Public Library. It is also a fashionable shopping destination (especially Newbury and Boylston Streets, and the adjacent Prudential Center and Copley Place malls) and home to some of Boston's tallest office buildings, the Hynes Convention Center, and numerous major hotels.The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay considers the neighborhood's bounds to be "Charles River on the North; Arlington Street to Park Square on the East; Columbus Avenue to the New York New Haven and Hartford right-of-way (South of Stuart Street and Copley Place), Huntington Avenue, Dalton Street, and the Massachusetts Turnpike on the South; Charlesgate East on the West."
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  • The neighborhood is one of a kind. Restaurants and shopping are here (Boylston St, Newbury St, etc) and yet Marlborough and the surrounding streets are picture perfect. Take a walk or run along the Ch...  more »
  • Back Bay made for a beautiful place to stay while visiting Boston for a conference. Tons of shops, bars, and restaurants in walking distance. Downtown, Fenway Park, and the Conference Centre are also ...  more »
  • In my opinion is the best neighborhood of Boston, since it is very close to the Waterfront and central region. It is the coolest part of the best city street, Newbury Street, in addition to House various points of visitation as the Copley Square and the Boston Public Library. Recommend hosting in this region.
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