Allston is a young and exciting neighborhood that has a lot to offer. It’s most popular for its student and young professional community due to the many college campuses that surround the area as well as being so close to the heart of Boston. The neighborhood is also well known for its internationally diverse population, with residents from all over the world, such as Russia, East Asia, and South America, creating a wonderful cultural melting pot in Boston.
The neighborhood has various styles of homes to choose from, such as historical brownstones, condos, homes and traditional New England houses. Residents also enjoy the convenience of reaching the heart of the city via the MBTA Green Line and bus services, as well as the I-90 Massachusetts Turnpike, which makes Logan Airport just minutes away.
Some of Allston’s most popular social locales can be found along Harvard, Commonwealth, and Brighton Avenues with all sort of amazing restaurants, bars and boutiques. Allston is bordered by another popular neighborhood of Boston, known as Brighton. These two neighborhoods have always gone hand-in-hand over the years, and are affectionately known as “Allston-Brighton.”