After accepting a job at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the next big decision is finding the best place to live. The three neighborhoods described below all have many attractive qualities in addition to being in close proximity to the hospital!
Brookline's "flagship" neighborhood is Coolidge Corner, a premier retail shopping area. Located at the intersection of Beacon and Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner is also home to many highly-rated restaurants, including Lineage, Zaftigs Delicatessen, Bottega Fiorentina and FuGaKyu. Brookline has some of the highest quality schools in the local community for both K-8 and high school. Brookline has a highly developed public transportation system including several different MBTA subway lines.
This neighborhood is in closest proximity to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. It is home to Fenway Park, Symphony Hall, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Fenway has an exciting nightlife with several bars and nightclubs on Lansdowne Street. It is adjacent to Back Bay and numerous other attractions in Boston. Several colleges and universities are in the Fenway neighborhood, making it a young, vibrant community.
Jamaica Plain is a diverse and dynamic neighborhood with young families, a vibrant Spanish community, and a growing LGBT population. Housing in this neighborhood is more affordable than other areas of Boston. There are many green spaces and plenty of opportunities for recreational pursuits. As a whole, residents in this community are committed to healthy living and environmental causes.