Renters who choose Brookline apartments will live just15 minutes from downtown Boston. There are many subway stops in the northern part of Brookline for example, along Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue which make it easy to get around without a car. There are also lots of public transit bus stops.
Brookline MA is surrounded by many colleges including some of the largest and most prominent in the city such as Boston College to the west, Boston University to the north and Northwestern University on the east side. Just across the Riverway on Brookline's east side is the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
You will find some great shopping in the south of Brookline with the Mall at Chestnut Hill. There are many upscale stores but also renter-friendly shops such as Crate & Barrel, Barnes and Noble, and the AMC Chestnut Hill movie cinema. Towards the center of Brookline there is lots of retail along Beacon Street with Pier 1, Trader Joe's and the Coolidge Corner Theater, an independent film screen.
Kids and adults will enjoy frequent visits to the Puppet Showplace Theatre, the oldest puppet theater in the country. There are lots of great pedestrian areas such as the Emerald Necklace, a long pathway that stretches along the water on the eastern side of Brookline. The city's Winter Festival takes place throughout Brookline during November and features art, performers and fun events.
Average Rent in Brookline, MA
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