Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill, Boston MA

Beacon Hill has been home to many notable Americans, including Louisa May Alcott, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Daniel Webster, Robert Frost, Sylvia Plath, and Senator John Kerry.

Explore Boston's Beacon Hill Area

Located on north-side of Boston Public Garden and Boston Commons, Beacon Hill offers residents easy access to the most popular outdoor recreational space in the city. Beacon Hill is rich in history, and is known for it's beautiful brick row architecture. Charles Street, the most well-known street in the area, contains up to 40 antique, home decorating, and food shops and several good restaurants. Cambridge Street offers two gas stations and a supermarket.

Noteable Features

Charles Street and Chestnut Street are the most well-known streets in the neighborhood for shopping and dining. A few of the noteable restaurants in the area include, "Figs", "The Paramount", and "Cheers", which was made famous by the television series. There is plenty of schooling in the area. Many of the schools in Beacon Hill tend to have a low student to teacher ratio, a noteable feature.