Boston is the largest city in New England and also one of the oldest cites in the United States. Home to many colleges and universities, Boston is known for its higher education & center for medicine. Many of the neighborhoods in the downtown area consist of mostly low-rise brick or stone buildings mixed in with modern high-rises. 

Boston is distinguished by its 21 official neighborhoods including: Allston/Brighton, Back Bay, Bay Village, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown, Leather District, Dorchester, Downtown, Financial District, East Boston, Fenway, Kenmore, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Mission Hill, North End, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, South End, West End, and West Roxbury. Click on the links below for more information on each of Boston's neighborhoods.