The Charlestown neighborhood is the oldest neighborhood in Boston and was in fact founded before Boston. It is located north of downtown Boston on a peninsula between the Charles River and the Mystic River.
It's close location to downtown Boston makes it an ideal place to live for the many working professionals who have moved into the area over the last 10 years making Charlestown's brownstones some of the most highly sought after properties in the city. Many residents find that the location makes it convenient to walk to their workplaces, rather than having to drive.
Generally composed of three sections: The Navy Yard, City Square, and Sullivan Square. The Navy Yard today is an upscale neighborhood offering luxury condominiums and luxury apartments in many of the old industrial buildings and in newly built developments.
City Square is the southernmost part of Charlestown and has gone through much change in recent years. The City Square neighborhood also includes the Bunker Hill Monument. The area has some of the priciest real estate in the area. The Sullivan Square neighborhood is located between Sullivan Square on the north western side of Charlestown and the Bunker Hill monument in the middle.
The area is dominated by rowhouses and brownstones. Charlestown has an excellent location and is an ideal place to find that perfect single family home, condominium, loft or apartment, or investment property.
The Charlestown residents, old and new, frequent the local establishments along Main Street and in City Square. Charlestown, with its historical beginnings, has transformed itself into a thriving, modern 21st Century neighborhood and its allure has drawn a new generation of immigrants and young professionals to join its traditionally Irish American population. The residents both new and old frequent the local businesses along Main Street and in City Square.
Charlestown sits on the banks of Boston Harbor and the Mystic River on the north side of the city, and is considered by most to be one of the finest neighborhoods in Boston.
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