Hayes Park Warren Ave & W Canton St, Boston, MA02116 One of the South End's most stylish parks, Hayes Park is located at the corner of Warren Avenue and West Canton Street.…More Built in 1970, the park was redesigned in 1987 and has since won several awards for design. The space, meticulously cared for by the Friends of Hayes Park, is centered around a large circular garden bed and shaded by 11 aristocrat pear trees. Off to the side is a good-sized playground with a play structure and a sand pit.
Originally slated for highway development, the Southwest Corridor Park today serves as a pleasant pedestrian walkway…More connecting four Boston neighborhoods and offering recreational and outdoor space for residents and visitors. The 50-acre park stretches 4.7 miles from Back Bay Station to Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain and includes 11 playgrounds, two spray pools, seven basketball courts, five tennis courts, two street hockey rinks, two amphitheatres, and paths for biking, jogging and walking.
The South End portion of the Corridor Park features the Carleton Dog Park, an off-leash gated area for dogs, Titus Sparrow Park with its tot lots and basketball and tennis courts, Carter Playground and numerous community gardens.
Bradford Street Park 21 Bradford St, Boston, MA02118 An urban oasis sandwiched between two brick buildings on a quiet residential street, Bradford Street Park is a great…More escape from the bustle of nearby Washington Street. Portable tables and chairs and even a grill allow for impromptu barbeques (the park cannot be reserved); ample bench and ledge seating are perfect for neighborhood gatherings. But don't bring your dog, as dogs are not allowed. Impeccable gardens and a fountain contribute to the park's peaceful ambience. In winter, the neighborhood Christmas tree stands at the center of the space.
This neighborhood park has something for everyone. Nestled between Hanson and Waltham streets, the park features two…More children's play areas, a half basketball court, multiple benches and a circular grass field. Leashed dogs are allowed in the park, and both play areas are gated.
The toddler play area contains plastic, age-appropriate toys and structures, most of which have been donated by neighbors and volunteers. A separate playground for older children features a large wooden play structure complete with slides and monkey bars.
Douglass Park Apartments 650 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA02118 Douglass Park Apartments is an apartment rental company that owns a total of 122 high-end apartments with one, two and…More three bedrooms. Those wishing to rent a Douglas Apartment can apply online through the company's website.
Newland Street Park Newland St & Newland Pl, Boston, MA02118 Newland Street Park is a small space that features a colorful play structure suitable for children between the ages of 5…More and 12. Benches are nearby and a garden borders the playground, which is often used by the neighboring Children's Art Centre. Balls and bikes are not allowed.
Dartmouth Street Garage 126 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA02116 This parking garage located across from Back Bay Station offers daily parking, monthly packages and Early Bird specials…More for commuters coming in for anything from the Marathon to a Red Sox game.
Russell Schleipman 25 Union Park, Boston, MA02118 Russell Schleipman is a photographer who attempts to capture his passion for travel through his photographs. Check out…More his website for a look at selected works.
Cathedral High School 74 Union Park St, Boston, MA02118 Sitting in the shadows of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, home to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, Cathedral…More High School provides a comprehensive education for students in grades 9-12. In recent years, Cathedral High School has boasted a perfect graduation rate with 100% of seniors continuing with post-secondary education. The Cathedral Middle School, which opened in the fall of 2010, is located on the top floor of the Union Park building, serving students in grades 7-8.
St. Helena's House 89 Union Park St, Boston, MA02118 As part of Maloney Properties management—and owned by The Catholic Archdiocese of Boston—St. Helena's…More House is a rehabbed high-rise that offers 74 one-bedroom and studio apartments for people age 62 and over. Rent levels vary based on income, and there are eligibility requirements.
Michelle Willey 8 Union Park St, Boston, MA02118 Michelle Willey's self-named store is the definition and ideal of South End/SOWA boutique shopping. Shaded brick…More sidewalks lead into an open, minimal store decorated in a half urban, half Cape Cod motif where you can buy anything from housewares and linens to candles and other unique items.