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South Boston

South Boston

South Boston, otherwise known as ‘Southie’, is an urban neighborhood located southeast of Downtown Boston. It is an area deeply rooted in history and tradition, and was known in prior decades for its working-class immigrant population— it still hosts an iconic St. Patrick’s Day Parade that attracts thousands of attendees. Today, Southie is home to a growing population of young professionals and recent graduates, and the neighborhood has been built up by various retail spaces and a vibrant nightlife of notable bars and restaurants. A large stretch of recreational beaches are located on the east side of town and are frequented by residents and visitors alike. The Redline T services multiple stops in South Boston, so commuting to the Downtown area is a breeze.

South Boston Real Estate

South Boston is characterized by a unique blend of old and new, where traditional triple-decker homes stand alongside modern condos and luxury apartments. South Boston offers a diverse range of housing options, catering to various lifestyles and budgets. Its popularity stems from its proximity to downtown Boston, the waterfront, and numerous parks, making it an attractive option for both families and young professionals. The neighborhood is rich in history and community spirit, contributing to its charm and appeal. However, it's not just about location; South Boston also boasts a thriving local scene with a plethora of restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions.

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Culture & Amenities

The neighborhood offers an array of amenities and activities that cater to a wide spectrum of interests and lifestyles. The neighborhood is home to remarkable landmarks like Dorchester Heights, which offers stunning views, and the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, one of the largest in the country. For outdoor enthusiasts, the waterfront parks such as M Street Park, South Boston Maritime Park, Marine Industrial Park, and Joe Moakley Park offer fantastic recreation options. Castle Island is another gem, providing paved paths for walking, running, biking, or blading along the water's edge. The Boston Seaport is a hub for cultural and entertainment activities, hosting attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Sowa Open Market. Meanwhile, Broadway Street is a culinary hotspot with a variety of restaurants to explore. Lastly, the South Boston neighborhood wouldn't be complete without its vibrant beach scene, with Carson Beach being a popular spot for swimming and windsurfing.


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