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Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street

South End, Boston South End, Boston

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, some bike lanes.

map of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, grocery stores, and more near Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street in Boston

About this Location

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street
Boston
MA
02118

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street has a Walk Score of 95 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is a 10 minute walk from the Framingham/Worcester Line, the Franklin Line and the Needham Line at the Back Bay stop.

This location is in the South End neighborhood in Boston. Nearby parks include Ringgold Park, Union Park and Watson Park.

Nearby schools include Cathedral Grammar School, Blackstone Elementary School and William McKinley School.

The closest grocery stores are Syrian Grocery Importing Co, Formaggio Kitchen South End and Siena Farms South End.

Nearby coffee shops include The Wholy Grain, South End Buttery and Franklin Cafe. Nearby restaurants include Union Bar and Grille, Boston Chops and Coppa.

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is near Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Headquarters, Emerson College and New England Conservatory of Music.

There are some bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips. Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

Travel Time Map

Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street.

Rider’s Paradise

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, RelayRides, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Rail lines:

  • Franklin Line

    0.4 mi

  • Providence/Stoughton Line

    0.4 mi

  • Needham Line

    0.4 mi

  • Framingham/Worcester Line

    0.4 mi

  • Orange Line

    0.4 mi

  • Green Line

    0.6 mi

  • Red Line

    0.7 mi

Bus lines:

  • SL5 Silver Line SL5

    0.1 mi

  • SL4 Silver Line SL4

    0.1 mi

  • 15

    0.1 mi

  • 43

    0.1 mi

  • 170

    0.1 mi

  • 10

    0.1 mi

  • 8

    0.2 mi

  • 9

    0.2 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

South End Neighborhood

Shawmut Avenue & Waltham Street is in the South End neighborhood. South End is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a neighborhood Walk Score of 95.

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