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Living in Allston Boston

Allston is the 22nd most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 19,014 residents.

Allston has good public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: St. Elizabeth's, Commonwealth, Oak Square, Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood, Mission Hill, Hyde Square and Highland Park.

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87 Walk Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Portsmouth Playground in Allston, Boston

Portsmouth Playground

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Allston Boston.

Allston is the 22nd most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 87.

Find apartments in Boston's most walkable neighborhoods: Beacon Hill, Chinatown - Leather District and North End.

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Allston Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Allston to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

20 Eagle Hill 88 68 58 9,558
21 Egleston Square 88 72 84 6,800
22 Allston 87 67 92 19,014
23 Fields Corner West 87 75 57 5,398
24 Columbus Park - Andrew Square 87 73 69 7,457

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 204 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Allston.

People in Allston can walk to an average of 5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Portsmouth PlaygroundPortsmouth Park has an outdoor gym, paved track, soccer field, basketball court, & new playground.

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on Portsmouth Playground

67 Transit Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Allston Boston apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Allston has good public transportation and about 7 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Allston on public transit.

92 Bike Score of Allston, Boston, MA

Allston is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of Brighton Mills in Allston, Boston

Brighton Mills

Photo of Industry & Commerce Sign in Allston, Boston

Industry & Commerce Sign

Photo of The Bus Stop Pub in Allston, Boston

The Bus Stop Pub

Photo of Wheatpaste On News box in Allston, Boston

Wheatpaste On News box

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

thumbnail for Industry & Commerce SignLearn about the significant concentration of commercial & industrial enterprises established in North Brighton over the course of the 19th century.

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Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

Photo of Stencil On Overpass in Allston, Boston

Stencil On Overpass

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