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Living in Lower Roxbury Boston

Lower Roxbury is the 10th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 13,752 residents.

Lower Roxbury has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Sav-Mor, South End, Highland Park, Washington Park, Back Bay, Dudley - Brunswick King and Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood.

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93 Walk Score of Lower Roxbury, Boston, MA

Lower Roxbury is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of WM E Carter Courts in Lower Roxbury, Boston

WM E Carter Courts

Photo of WM E Carter Baseball Fields in Lower Roxbury, Boston

WM E Carter Baseball Fields

Daily errands do not require a car in Lower Roxbury Boston.

Lower Roxbury is the 10th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 93.

Find apartments in Boston's most walkable neighborhoods: Beacon Hill, North End and Bay Village.

Lower Roxbury Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Lower Roxbury to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

8 West End 96 100 87 4,062
9 Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood 94 95 91 36,713
10 Lower Roxbury 93 92 91 13,752
11 Central Maverick Square - Paris Street 93 69 78 11,164
12 Central Square 92 64 62 704

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 136 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lower Roxbury.

People in Lower Roxbury can walk to an average of 8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for WM E Carter CourtsFive tennis courts with lights next to two baseball fields, one basketball court, & playgrounds with water play.

Ian R Hutchinson
on WM E Carter Courts

92 Transit Score of Lower Roxbury, Boston, MA

Lower Roxbury is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Lower Roxbury Boston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Lower Roxbury has world-class public transportation and about 21 bus, 3 rail and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

91 Bike Score of Lower Roxbury, Boston, MA

Lower Roxbury is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Photo of Kendall Street Mural in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Kendall Street Mural

Photo of Bessie Barnes Community Garden in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Bessie Barnes Community Garden

Photo of Greenwich & Hammond Streets Mural in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Greenwich & Hammond Streets Mural

Photo of Ramsay Park in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Ramsay Park

Photo of Saranac New Castle Garden in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Saranac New Castle Garden

Photo of Lenox & Kendall Community Garden in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Lenox & Kendall Community Garden

thumbnail for WM E Carter Baseball FieldsTwo baseball fields with stadium seating on the Southwest Corridor.

Ian R Hutchinson
on WM E Carter Baseball Fields

Photo of Frederick Douglass Green in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Frederick Douglass Green

Photo of Sussex Street Mural in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Sussex Street Mural

Photo of Jim Rice Hall of Fame Field in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Jim Rice Hall of Fame Field

Photo of Cooper Community Center in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Cooper Community Center

thumbnail for Kendall Street MuralWide spanning wilderness scene with LOVE on the left & on the right in Spanish AMOR. Alex Cook 2009.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Kendall Street Mural

thumbnail for Bessie Barnes Community GardenNext to the Frederick Douglass Peace Garden, owned by non-profit organization Boston Natural Areas Network. bostonnatural.org

Ian R Hutchinson
on Bessie Barnes Community Garden

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