Apartments For Rent in East Boston, Boston
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East Boston Guide
What are the best ways to get around in East Boston?
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is very easy to get around in East Boston. This part of the municipality is very conducive to those who travel by foot; most common errands can be run on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity. The public transit network in East Boston is very convenient due to many nearby rapid transit stations on the Blue Line, and around 20 nearby bus lines. Cars are also a fairly good means of transportation in this area. It is a short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Massachusetts Turnpike, from any location in East Boston, and it is easy to park.
What's it like to live in East Boston?
East Boston offers a great variety of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy feel. Most locations within the neighborhood have reasonably good access to public green spaces, like Wood Island Bay Marsh and Suffolk Downs Infield, since there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to explore. Lastly, this part of Boston can be relatively noisy, as during rush hour, traffic can occasionally be bothersome.
What kinds of homes are available in East Boston?
In East Boston, most buildings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings and duplexes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of the municipality offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy around three quarters of the dwellings in East Boston and owners occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this area took place pre-1960.
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in East Boston?
Primary as well as high schools are convenient to access on foot from most rental houses in East Boston. Property renters have the choice between public and private elementary schools. With respect to food, a supermarket is typically reachable within a short walk from anywhere in East Boston. Likewise, there is usually a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for instance on Meridian Street. House renters have access to a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.