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Living in Brookline

Brookline has an average Walk Score of 78 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 Apartments

Walk Score of Brookline, MA

Brookline is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of John E Murphy Park in Brookline

John E Murphy Park

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Student Village 2

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Brookline.

Brookline Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for E3 in the Brookline area
from $2,083
Studio
Walk Score 90
Rental info for MetroMark in the Brookline area
from $2,115
Studio
Walk Score 65
Rental info for Princeton on Beacon Street in the Brookline area
from $1,775
Studio
Walk Score 91
Rental info for Avalon at Chestnut Hill in the Brookline area
from $2,925
1 bed
Walk Score 60
Rental info for St. Paul Gardens in the Brookline area
from $2,065
1 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Hancock Village in the Brookline area
from $1,850
1 bed
Walk Score 52
Rental info for 222-230 Babcock Street Apartments in the Brookline area
from $1,800
Rental info for 1443 Beacon Street in the Brookline area
from $2,995
1 bed
Walk Score 94

Brookline Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Coolidge Corner 91 76 84 27,166
2 Washington Square 83 71 56 9,476
3 Brookline Village 81 73 83 11,511
4 Cleveland Circle 71 74 57 1,386
5 South Brookline 35 32 40 7,479

Eating & Drinking

There are about 374 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Brookline.

People in Brookline can walk to an average of 7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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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

Transit Score of Brookline, MA

Brookline has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Brookline apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Brookline has good public transportation and about 9 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.

icon for car shares in Brookline

Brookline has about 35 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Brookline, MA

Brookline is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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icon for bike shares in Brookline

Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

Photo of Jean B Waldstein Playground in Brookline

Jean B Waldstein Playground

Photo of Pierce Playground in Brookline

Pierce Playground

Photo of Agganis Arena at Boston University in Brookline

Agganis Arena at Boston University

Photo of Jean B Waldstein Courts in Brookline

Jean B Waldstein Courts

Photo of Cypress Street Playground in Brookline

Cypress Street Playground

Photo of FitRec in Brookline

FitRec

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

Madison Litwin
on Student Village 2

Photo of Cypress Street Field in Brookline

Cypress Street Field

Photo of Billy Ward Playground in Brookline

Billy Ward Playground

Photo of Agganis Arena at Boston University in Brookline

Agganis Arena at Boston University

Photo of Student Village in Brookline

Student Village

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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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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