Ames Shovel Works offers huge, historic apartments south of Boston. Spread out on acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, this boutique apartment community is proud to be Pet-Friendly and 100% Smoke-Free. Off the beaten path but close to it all, Ames Shovel Works has a variety of green-designed living spaces for you to call home. Reach out to our professional leasing team today to learn about life at Ames Shovel Works. Where History Becomes Home.