Welcome to East Boston, MA - A Designated Neighborhood in Boston, MA - Real Estate and More
Located in Norfolk County, East Boston, also known as Eastie, is one of 23 designated neighborhoods in Boston, MA.
For many, East Boston is synonymous with Logan International Airport, New England’s largest and the nation’s 19th busiest airport. But with its prime waterfront property, this working-class community has some of the most beautiful views of Boston Harbor and the city’s skyline found anywhere. East Boston has experienced a residential development boom that has filled the mostly immigrant neighborhood with new faces, predominately young professionals.
There are two notable parks located in East Boston. First is Piers Park on Marginal Street; a 7-acre waterfront park with great views of Boston, a public sailing facility, and in the spring and summer months, weekly concerts and public events. A second community park is the Bremen Street Park, an 18-acre park in the heart of the East Boston neighborhood on the Logan Airport MBTA train line. This vast park has bocce courts, Asian themed public gardens, community gardens, playgrounds and walking and bike paths. It also has a designated dog park.
Logan International Airport – One of the nation’s busiest airports despite operating in the second smallest footprint among the top 20 major American airports. It services approximately 33 million passengers annually. Surrounded by Boston Harbor on three sides, they make the most of their 1,700-acre footprint.
Cool places to eat in East Boston:
- Santarpio’s Pizza – This local hideout is down-to-earth, relaxed and renowned for its pizza and grilled lamb and sausage plates.
- KO at the Shipyard – Established in October 2010, KO is the first Australian-inspired food business in New England. Signature menu items include traditional savory meat and vegetarian pies, barbecued grilled seafood and a variety of healthy, seasonal salads.
- Rincon Limeno Restaurant – Peruvian cuisine combines Spanish, Asian, and African influences to make an eclectic fusion of indigenous crops, spices, meats and seafood. Fresh ingredients and creative sauces are a hallmark of Peruvian cuisine, as is the popular Aji Amarillo pepper. This fruity flavored and aromatic pepper is incorporated into many dishes, adding mild spice and a pleasant yellow color.
- Jeveli’s Restaurant – East Boston’s oldest restaurant – In 1924, Pasquale Ievoli opened Jeveli’s in East Boston. At the time it only seated about 30 people but the restaurant was a success. Four generations later, and the addition of the Mediterranean Room and the Presidential Room, Jeveli’s now seats 228 people and serves on average over 250,000 people a year.
The City of Boston is now called home to almost 6,873,018 residents. Estimated median household income is $78,800. Median home price is $560,300. Boston has a split tax rate; for fiscal year 2017, the real estate tax rate is $10.59 for residential and $25.37 for commercial and industrial properties.
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