In the March edition of Boston Magazine the featured article is entitled “The Best Places to Live.” One category was the best neighborhoods for those that are downsizing. The winners:

1. Brookline with a median condo price of $470,000 up 1% from a year ago.

2. Boston South End median condo price $539,500 up 5% from a year ago.

3. Boston Back Bay median condo price $748,000 up 16% from a year ago.

4. Boston Downtown/Chinatown price $2.1 million up 18% from a year ago.