North End, Boston, MA

North End Neighborhood Guide Boston, MA

About

The North End of Boston, Massachusetts is a quaint, historic neighborhood known for its rich history and vibrant Italian culture. Nestled between Boston's waterfront and the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the North End is often referred to as Boston's "Little Italy". With its narrow streets lined with Italian restaurants, bakeries, and shops, along with attractions like the Paul Revere House and Old North Church, it's a bustling destination for both locals and tourists alike.

What You Will Love About North End, Boston, Massachusetts

  • The rich, Italian culture permeates every corner of North End, making it a vibrant and lively neighborhood.
  • Historic sites like the Paul Revere House and Old North Church add a touch of nostalgia and fascination.
  • Its proximity to the waterfront and the Rose Kennedy Greenway provides stunning scenery and outdoor spaces for leisure.

What’s Nearby

The North End is in close proximity to downtown Boston, making it a convenient location for those working or studying in the city. It's also near the New England Aquarium and Faneuil Hall Marketplace, two popular tourist destinations.

The Rental Market

The rental market in North End is moderately priced, with an average rent of $2,600 for a one-bedroom apartment. Prices can go as high as $3,350, with the minimum average price also at $2,600.

Rental Price Stability

The relatively low standard deviation of $205.61 suggests that rental rates in the North End have been quite stable, with prices not fluctuating wildly over the past year.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in North End leans towards the vibrant and busy, with its streets often bustling with activity. Whether it's dining at an Italian trattoria, exploring historic sites, or just enjoying an espresso at a local café, there's always something to do in the North End.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 640 restaurants, 103 grocery stores, and 113 parks within a mile of the North End neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Salumeria Italiana

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    151 Richmond St

  • GROCERY
    Alba Produce

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    18 Parmenter St

  • GROCERY
    Sulmona Meat Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    32 Parmenter St

  • GROCERY
    Golden Goose Office

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.1 miles

    120 Fulton St

  • GROCERY
    The Wild Duck Wine & Spirits

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

    0.1 miles

    96 Salem St

  • GROCERY
    Bricco Salumeria and Pasta Shoppe

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

    0.1 miles

    11 Board Aly

North End Apartments and Rentals

650 Rental properties in North End, Boston, MA.

  • Emerson Place property

    $2,710+

    Emerson Place

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    610–1300 Sqft

    Available 6/28

  • The West End Apartments-Asteria, Villas and Vesta property

    $3,110+

    The West End Apartments-Asteria, Villas and Vesta

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    541–2044 Sqft

    Available 6/28

  • The Towers at Longfellow property

    $2,860+

    The Towers at Longfellow

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    650–1744 Sqft

    9 Units Available

  • 660 Washington property

    $3,405+

    660 Washington

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    550–1540 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Avenir property

    $3,400+

    Avenir

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    546–1788 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • One Canal Apartment Homes property

    $3,238+

    One Canal Apartment Homes

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    411–1601 Sqft

    8 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%

North End Demographics

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North End Transportation

walk bike and transit

Walker’s Paradise

99/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

87/100
Bike Score®

North End Schools

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0%
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0%
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