Fort Point, Boston, MA

Fort Point Neighborhood Guide Boston, MA

About

Fort Point is an artistic and vibrant neighborhood in Boston. Known for its red-brick warehouses converted into trendy lofts and studios, Fort Point is located near the Seaport District and Boston Harbor. It is bordered by Summer Street and the Fort Point Channel. The neighborhood is renowned for its art and food scenes, while the historic Fort Point Channel Landmark District adds a touch of vintage allure.

What You Will Love About fort point, boston, massachusetts

  • The vibrant arts scene with countless galleries and studios makes Fort Point a colorful and inspiring neighborhood.
  • The neighborhood's rich history is reflected in its restored brick-and-beam warehouses, offering a unique charm.
  • Food enthusiasts will find Fort Point a gourmet delight with its numerous high-end restaurants and hip eateries.

What’s Nearby

Fort Point is close to the bustling Downtown area, making it convenient for both work and leisure. It's within walking distance of the Boston Children's Museum and the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, offering cultural insights and recreational options. The beautiful Boston Harbor is also nearby, perfect for soothing evening walks.

The Rental Market

Rental prices in Fort Point reflect its desirability and location. The average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is relatively high, currently averaging $4,220 per month. The minimum average price over the last 12 months was $3,857, while the maximum average price peeked at $4,357.

Rental Price Stability

Rental rates in Fort Point have shown some fluctuations, but they've remained relatively stable overall. The standard deviation in average price being $159.24 indicates that the prices have not significantly varied, suggesting a relatively stable rental market.

Lifestyle

Fort Point is an ideal location for those who live an active, cultural lifestyle. The neighborhood offers a lively art scene, culinary delights, and stunning waterfront views. It's a thriving district that combines work, residence, and leisure, maintaining a unique and vibrant atmosphere that its residents deeply cherish.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 582 restaurants, 83 grocery stores, and 80 parks within a mile of the Fort Point neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Fort Point Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    0.1 miles

    369 Congress St

  • GROCERY
    Stonewall Kitchen

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    308 Congress St

  • GROCERY
    Trader Joe's

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    44 Thomson Pl

  • GROCERY
    Cardullo's Gourmet Shoppe

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Chocolate Store, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    0.3 miles

    99 Seaport Blvd

  • SHOPPING
    Boston Seaport

    Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Art Museum, Landmarks and Outdoors, Park, Retail, Fashion Retail, Men's Store, Shopping Plaza

    0.3 miles

    101 Seaport Blvd

  • SHOPPING
    One Seaport

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.3 miles

    60 Seaport Blvd

Fort Point Apartments and Rentals

486 Rental properties in Fort Point, Boston, MA.

  • West Square property

    $2,735+

    West Square

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    550–1152 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 100 Pier 4 property

    $3,177+

    100 Pier 4

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    410–1654 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 660 Washington property

    $3,405+

    660 Washington

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    550–1540 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • 315 on A property

    $3,580+

    315 on A

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    464–1429 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • 345 Harrison property

    $3,399+

    345 Harrison

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    395–1646 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Troy Boston property

    $3,435+

    Troy Boston

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    407–934 Sqft

    3 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
0.5%
119.5%
utilities
0.3%
37.5%
food
0%
5.1%
transportation
0.1%
16.9%
healthcare
0%
15.2%

Fort Point Demographics

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Fort Point Transportation

walk bike and transit

South Station Bus Terminal

Bus Stop

700 Atlantic Ave

BoltBus

Bus Stop

South Station Bus Terminal

South Station Garage (Propark)

Train Stop

700 Atlantic Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Fort Point Schools

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30%
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