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Living in Lower Roxbury Boston

Lower Roxbury is the 12th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 13,752 residents.

Lower Roxbury has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

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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Walk Score of Lower Roxbury, Boston, MA

Lower Roxbury is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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

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

Lower Roxbury is the 12th most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 90.

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

Lower Roxbury Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Lower Roxbury to other Boston neighborhoods.

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10 Central Maverick Square - Paris Street 92 67 75 11,164
11 Central Square 92 62 72 704
12 Lower Roxbury 90 97 85 13,752
13 Hyde Square 89 85 88 8,114
14 Uphams Corner - Jones Hill 88 65 60 11,385

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 167 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lower Roxbury.

People in Lower Roxbury can walk to an average of 9 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

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 23 bus and 3 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Lower Roxbury

Lower Roxbury has about 6 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

Bike Score of Lower Roxbury, Boston, MA

Lower Roxbury is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

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

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

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

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

Photo of Cooper Community Center in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Cooper Community Center

Photo of Northampton Community Garden in Lower Roxbury, Boston

Northampton Community Garden

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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