Boston

A Little Information and History About Boston, MA

At the very forefront of American history, the vibrant and thriving city of Boston is home to over 600,000 residents. The largest city in both Massachusetts and New England, Boston is renowned for an abundance of characteristics, including its cultural facilities, champion sports franchises and world-class educational institutions. As the region's hub of social and commercial opportunity, tourism is one of Boston's largest industries and can accommodate residents and visitors with a never-ending list of entertainment options.

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One of America's oldest cities, Boston was first incorporated as a town in 1630, and as a city in 1822. With a rich economic and social history, the Greater Bostonmetropolitan area has the sixth largest economy in the country. The city's colleges and universities have a significant effect on the regional economy, as the schools are major employers and students contribute almost $5 billion to the economy annually. The city of Boston is also a hub for biotechnology, receiving the highest amount of annual funding from the National Institutes of Health.




Known for it's artful soul and its enthusiastic sports fanatics, Boston is brimming with diverse culture and offers a unique take on the New England lifestyle. Residents and visitors enjoy spending time outdoors in many of the city's public parks and gardens, including Boston Common, which is the oldest park in the United States. Additionally, the city shows its appreciation for theater and the arts with a variety of music halls, opera houses, performing arts centers and ornate theaters.



The city of Boston is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments of its residents past and present. While Boston boasts a breathtaking skyline and bouts of urban charm, what really defines this city is its vibrant neighborhoods. Each Boston neighborhood is bookmarked by distinct personality and appeal, and encompasses the cultures of their diverse demographics. There are 21 official Boston neighborhoods which should not be left undiscovered. While the Back Bay has been recognized for its rows of Victorian brownstones, other neighborhoods like Beacon Hill, Jamaica Plain andRoslindale are known for their affluence and pristine grace.



Boston continues to be one of the most popular tourist locations in the country. Its charm, culture and welcoming atmosphere make Boston the perfect location for vacationing or making a home. Whether you are looking for the perfect place to raise a family, or looking to enjoy a limitless supply of entertainment, nightlife. shopping, restaurants and American history, Boston is the ideal location for all! There are plenty of homes available in Boston and its surrounding areas, and Patti Fine Real Estate is dedicated to helping you succeed in yourBoston home search.

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