Originally a farming suburb of Boston, Jamaica Plain now houses a colorful community of artists, activists, and young professionals starting families. One of the largest jewels on Boston’s Emerald Necklace Parks, JP houses Jamaica Pond, the Southwest Corridor Park, Pierre Lallement Bicycle Path, and Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum. Although many of the factories from the Industrial Revolution have been modernized into small businesses and condos, many of the houses are refurbished triple deckers which have been a staple of New England urban architecture since the late 1800s.
Jamaica Plain has long been a small haven outside of the busier parts of the city; this Boston neighborhood was one of the first street car suburbs in America. Along with the plethora of bike paths, both the Orange Line and the Green Line run into Jamaica Plain as well as multiple bus routes on the MBTA. … Read More
Although Jamaica Plain is part of Boston, when you enter this neighborhood you feel as though you’ve entered a small New England town. Centre Street, which runs through the center of Jamaica Plain, houses a variety of small businesses and exquisite restaurants. JP is home to the Sam Adam’s Brewery Tour which inhabits the former Haffenreffer Brewery building. With small shops, restaurants, parks, and downtown Boston all a short journey away, Jamaica Plain proves to be a wonderful place to call home.
Map of Jamaica Plain (Boston), MA
Jamaica Plain real estate for sale
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