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Living in Brookline

Brookline has an average Walk Score of 81 with 58,732 residents.

Brookline has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

The most walkable Brookline neighborhoods are Coolidge Corner, Washington Square and Brookline Village.

Nearby Brookline Apartments on Redfin

81 Walk Score of Brookline, MA

Brookline is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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John E Murphy Park

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Student Village 2

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Brookline.

Brookline Apartments for Rent

Brookline Neighborhoods




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1 Coolidge Corner 93 74 87 27,166
2 Washington Square 85 70 62 9,476
3 Brookline Village 82 70 85 11,511
4 Cleveland Circle 78 73 68 1,386
5 South Brookline 45 32 38 7,479

thumbnail for John E Murphy ParkMurphy Park has open lawn, a playground, water play, & basketball hoop. No dogs allowed.

Ian R Hutchinson
on John E Murphy Park

67 Transit Score of Brookline, MA

Brookline has Good Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Brookline has good public transportation and about 8 bus and 3 light rail lines.

Transit Time

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

74 Bike Score of Brookline, MA

Brookline is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.


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Photo of Jean B Waldstein Playground in Brookline

Jean B Waldstein Playground

Photo of Pierce Playground in Brookline

Pierce Playground

Photo of Jean B Waldstein Playground in Brookline

Jean B Waldstein Playground

Photo of Cypress Street Playground in Brookline

Cypress Street Playground

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Photo of Cypress Street Field in Brookline

Cypress Street Field

thumbnail for Student Village 2The view from Student Village 2 study lounge. Best view on campus! #bucampustour

Madison Litwin
on Student Village 2

thumbnail for Jean B Waldstein PlaygroundWaldstein's baseball field & large grassy area with hill & shady trees.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Jean B Waldstein Playground

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Billy Ward Playground

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Student Village

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Gateway Arts-Gallery & Store

thumbnail for Pierce PlaygroundPierce School Playground has two basketball courts, one baseball field, & a playground with water play.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Pierce Playground

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