South End Attractions
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Introduction to South End's Attractions
Rutland Square: This iconic neighborhood features the red-brick rowhouses with walk-up porches that are the trademark of Southie. Now one of the most desirable addressed in the city, Rutland Square is in walking distance of green spaces, the Public Library, public transit routes, and a wealth of shops and cafés for a convenient urban lifestyle.
Address: Rutland Square, South End of Boston
Union Park: Visit the heart of the South End when you Explore Boston and Union Park. This quiet, upscale neighborhood features a gated green park down the middle of the split street, introducing trees and grass to the urban area. Just down the block, residents have access to wine bars, an array of international cuisine, and chic shops.
Address: Union Park between Tremont and Shawmut Avenue
Bay Village: Situated just steps from the Boston Common, the medical district, and the theater district, Bay Village continues to grow as a desirable destination for visitors and residents. The narrow streets are lined with premium condominiums and are near some of the best restaurants in the city.
Address: Between Stuart Street and Marginal Road
Boston Center of the Arts: One of the foremost performing arts theaters in the city, you can experience exhibits, performances, and take a class. Established in 1970, it remains a firm supporter of the performing arts community. Visit the Cyclorama while you Explore Boston, one of the earliest forms of moving picture exhibitions in the world.
Address: 539 Tremont Street
Cathedral of the Holy Cross: The home to the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, the beautiful church building entered service in 1875 and has hosted weekly Mass to the neighborhood residents ever since. Designed by Patrick Keely, the massive structure anchors the neighborhood and has hosted some of the most prestigious speakers in the nation including President Barack Obama.
Address: 1400 Washington Street