Hamilton Heights

Hamilton Heights

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Hamilton Heights was first developed in the late 19th century when the subway was extended north. Since then, it has served as an escape for Manhattanites looking to escape some of the stresses of the city. The buildings are a mix of brownstones, rowhouses, and modern apartments. The streets …

Hudson Square

Hudson Square

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Bounded by the Hudson River, Soho, Tribeca and theWest Village, Hudson Square takes on a medley of characteristics from its surrounding nabes. It sharesSoho’s trendy vibe and low-rise architecture, but also totes an elegant splendor that Tribeca totes. Hot spots for visitors here include the NYC Fire Museum and …

Cleveland Circle

Cleveland Circle

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If you find yourself in Cleveland Circle, technically a part of Brighton, you'll notice clean, good looking students scarfing cheap bar food and gulping bad tap beer. Could this possibly be a college nabe? It could indeed. The streets of Cleveland Circle host Boston College students living alongside single

Prospect Hill

Prospect Hill

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The Prospect Hill monument and park overlook Somerville's Union Square. The nabe's height once made it a crucial lookout point during the revolutionary war. Today, the hill provides the perfect perch for those celebrating that same war's ending with sparklers, hot dogs, and fireworks. This nabe is at an

Cambridgeport

Cambridgeport

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Cambridgeport is a nabe bound by the serene Charles River to the south and west, and the bustling Mass Ave and Central Square to its east and north. Many MIT classroom and lab buildings are in this nabe, though you won't find too many raucous frat houses on the

Hudson Heights

Hudson Heights

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Hudson Heights is a pleasant Washington Heightspocket nabe nestled alongside the Hudson River (thus the name) in upper Manhattan. Bragging rights go to Hudson Heights for having the highest elevation in NY. Streets here are tree lined and filled with apartment high rises and a nice selection of locally …

Fenway

Fenway

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Fenway's most famous for its historic and charming baseball stadium, but it's also home to various colleges, medical centers, and art museums, making it one of Metro Boston's most-visited nabes. People live here too, you know! Lots of college students, artists, and medical residents settle in this nabe. Big

Aspinwall Hill

Aspinwall Hill

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Though it is bound by Brookline's busy Washington and Beacon Streets, Aspinwall Hill is a quiet hilltop nabe with a mix of modest homes literally built into the hill, and large estates built atop the hill. The design of the curvy, slowly ascending roads is attributed to 1800s landscape

Medford

Medford

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Medford is a classic outside-of-Boston town. Accents are fierce, and so too is the smack-talking that happens both on and off the town hockey rink. Many residents have called the streets of Medford home for generations, but the town also attracts new renters and buyers alike with its riverside,

East Cambridge

East Cambridge

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Whether it's the architecture of its buildings, the DNA studied in its various labs, or the subway friendly, foldable bikes parked in racks outside its coffee and book shops, East Cambridge is where function and form meet. Today, buildings that were once factories are now labs, condos, and commercial