The area known as Back Bay consists of a large area including the Boston Public Garden to Massachusetts Avenue. A rather diverse group live in this neighborhood lending itself to be known as an intriguing location. This melting post is one of the most enjoyable places to live in the country.
Most famous perhaps is Newbury Street, home of numerous chic boutiques, galleries, sidewalk cafes & restaurants - a must see for any newcomer!
Although a residential neighborhood. most of the older apartments have converted to condominiums. The market for real estate here is quite competitive, as is most any location close to downtown.