The neighborhood of Allston MA is located to the western section of Boston and is bordered by the town of Brighton. This area is commonly referred to as Allston-Brighton.
The diverse neighborhood of Allston is comprised mainly of young professionals and students from neighboring universities such as, Boston University, Boston College and Harvard University. More recently, the arrival of immigrants has helped shape the neighborhood. This varied mix of people creates one of the most energetic and diverse populations in Boston. Harvard Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue, and Brighton Avenue host many ethnic restaurants and popular watering holes.
Housing in Allston ranges from large apartment buildings, condos and brownstones to multi-family and single-family homes. MBTA “T” and bus services, convenient access to a Logan Airport and local highways make Allston a very appealing place to live if you want to experience the excitement and convenience of living in the city at an affordable price.