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This Week's Featured Neighborhood: The South End

Home to Beautiful Brick Row Houses on Cobblestone Streets

Located in between the Back Bay, Chinatown, Roxbury, and South Boston, this neighborhood stands out as one of Boston's most popular areas. Along with scenic views of Boston's skyline, Victorian brownstone buildings and homes along Tremont Street, Columbus Avenue, and Massachusetts Avenue make the South End one of Boston's most desirable neighborhoods to live in. Restaurants, galleries, shops, and bars in the South End are often the places to see and be seen around in Boston. Nestled on the cobblestone streets are various boutiques, cafés, salons, and pubs.

From May to October, the SoWa Open Market is one of Boston's most popular markets for seeing local supplies from craftspeople, local farmers, and artisans. In addition, the SoWa Open Market features a variety of Boston's finest food trucks. Not far away, is the Boston Center for the Arts located 539 Tremont Street. The Boston Center for the Arts, dedicated to supporting both the visual and performing arts, has theaters, galleries, and rehearsal spaces for the city's most prominent arts organizations.

Because most parking is designated for residents, public transportation is generaly the easiest means of travel to the South End. Taking the Orange Line to the Back Bay/South End stop or the Silver Lines 4 or 5 all arrive in the South End area. If driving, the South End is easily accessible off Interstate 93. From 93 South, take exit 20B, and bear left onto Albany Street.

Some restaurants include:

Stella Restaurant: (Italian) 1525 Washington Street

Toro Restaurant: (Spanish) 1704 Washington Street

Douzo: (Japanese) 131 Dartmouth Street

Union Bar & Grill: (Grill) 1357 Washington Street

Some shopping stores include:

SoWa Open Market: 460 Harrison Avenue

Flour Bakery: 1595 Washington Street

Some bars & pubs include:

The Gallows: 1395 Washington Street

The Beehive: 541 Tremont Street

Be sure to let us know your favorite spots in the South End by commenting on our Facebook! For more information on the South End, feel free to message our Rental Agents directly at our new rentals Facebook page, Newbury Rentals.

For South End listings please visit our website http://www.thecharlesrealty.com/.

Sources:

Boston.about.com

Cityofboston.gov

south-end-boston.com