Telegraph Hill, Boston, MA

Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Guide Boston, MA

About

Telegraph Hill is a quaint and vibrant neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. It is located just steps away from the bustling Seaport District and is within proximity to the city center, making it an ideal location for those who crave urban convenience. The neighborhood is easily accessible via major roads and highways such as Interstate 93. Telegraph Hill offers a blend of modernity and history, with its mix of new developments and charming historic homes.

What You Will Love About Telegraph Hill, Boston, Massachusetts

  • You'll appreciate the easy commute to the city center and major employment areas like the Seaport District.
  • Despite its urban setting, Telegraph Hill maintains a peaceful ambiance with its quiet, tree-lined streets.
  • The neighborhood is full of character, boasting a mix of modern apartments and historic homes.

What’s Nearby

Telegraph Hill is ideally located near some of Boston's most popular areas. The Seaport District, bustling with restaurants, shopping, and cultural attractions, is just a short walk away. Also, Downtown Boston is easily reachable for an array of entertainment, dining, and shopping options.

The Rental Market

Rental prices in Telegraph Hill are quite stable. The last 12 months have seen an average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment at around $2,900. Prices ranged from a minimum average of $2,850 to a maximum average of $2,950, reflecting a modest fluctuation.

Rental Price Stability

The rental prices in Telegraph Hill have shown a steady pattern over the past year. With a standard deviation of only $35.89, this indicates a stable rental climate with minor fluctuations between the maximum and minimum average prices.

Lifestyle

Telegraph Hill offers a laid-back lifestyle, despite its vicinity to the energetic Seaport District and Downtown Boston. Residents enjoy the perks of city living without sacrificing a peaceful neighborhood ambiance. Its blend of historic charm and modern conveniences adds to its appeal, making it a desirable place to live in the heart of Boston.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 124 restaurants, 27 grocery stores, and 24 parks within a mile of the Telegraph Hill neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    American Provisions

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

    0.1 miles

    613 E Broadway

  • GROCERY
    K & 8th Street Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    362 K St

  • SERVICES
    Stop & Shop

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Travel and Transportation, Fuel Station

    0.2 miles

    713 E Broadway

  • SHOPPING
    Drinksavvy

    Business and Professional Services, Laboratory, Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.7 miles

    211 W 2nd St

  • GROCERY
    Soodies South Boston

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    230 W Broadway

  • GROCERY
    Foodie's Markets South Boston

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    230 W Broadway

Telegraph Hill Apartments and Rentals

250 Rental properties in Telegraph Hill, Boston, MA.

  • 1410 Columbia property

    $2,775+

    1410 Columbia

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    557–1035 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • West Square property

    $2,735+

    West Square

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    550–1152 Sqft

    Available 8/18

  • West Side Crossing property

    $4,045+

    West Side Crossing

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    717–1556 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 598 East Broadway property

    $5,500

    598 East Broadway

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    1300 Sqft

    Available 9/1

  • 125 Farragut Rd #35 property

    $3,700

    125 Farragut Rd #35

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    850 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 148 M St #2 property

    $3,500

    148 M St #2

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    900 Sqft

    1 Unit 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%

Telegraph Hill Demographics

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Telegraph Hill Reviews

people smiling
  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 5 of 7 renters

Telegraph Hill Transportation

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Walker’s Paradise

91/100
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.

Bikeable

65/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

58/100
2 train stops, 2 other stops

Andrew

Train Stop

395 Dorchester St

7 MBTA Bus

Other

481 Summer St

Andrew Station - MBTA - Red Line

Other

Dorchester Ave

Source: foursquare.com

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