5 Reasons To Move to Eastie

Updated: Mar 14, 2019

That's East Boston, Massachusetts.

It's hard to narrow down just five reasons to move to Eastie because there are so many reasons that come to mind! Eastie is a neighborhood that's on the rise and continues to grow in popularity every day. Real estate is booming right now, with post-graduates flocking to the neighborhood, often purchasing their first homes. Let us dive into the five most standout reasons you should consider moving to Eastie this year!

Ethnically Diverse

East Boston was created on a wave of immigrants that came to America. Diversity throughout the years has held strong here, and East Boston is inhabited by Irish, Canadians, Russians, Italians, Southeast Asians, Latin Americans, and many more. Having diversity in the community brings people together and gives you the opportunity to experience other peoples’ history through food, art, and face to face interaction. Who needs to travel the world when you have the whole world in your backyard?

Active Life Offerings

Eastie’s location itself offers you the best of city living that one could ever hope to find. Situated right on Boston Harbor across from Downtown Boston, Eastie a quick ride on the Blue Line into the Financial District. Within the neighborhood itself, East Boston has no shortage of parks, trails, and even water fun such as sailboat tours and scuba certification courses.

Have a dog that needs to get all their energy out? No worries, take your little fur baby down to Belle Isle Marsh Reservation where you will find trails she can run on for days. People are often seen taking advantage of the marsh waters with kayaking, or up in the observation tower snapping that Instagram perfect sunset shot over Boston!

Newly Renovated Housing

After years of neglect, the housing market has seen a resurgence over the past few years, as developers have moved in to renovate many of the classic row houses and triple-deckers. If curb appeal is high on your list of must-haves for moving, neighborhoods throughout Eastie are getting a new facelift - perfect for buyers who want a move in ready house, condominium or apartment.

Foodie Heaven

Because Eastie is so ethnically diverse, the neighborhood has some of the best restaurants, and you will find yourself at no shortage of cuisine choices. Seafood, Italian, Vietnamese, Latin American, and Colombian are just a few food choices you can enjoy.

Living in East Boston gives you the opportunity to make any dining experience include an award-winning rooftop view. Take a peek at one of our favorite new hot spots - ReelHouse, which overlooks the harbor right at Jeffries Point. The views alone are stunning.

Live In History

There are 8 different places in Eastie listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Just walking the streets alone you can feel the history and how it has helped shaped East Boston into what it is today.

Immerse yourself in Eastie and stand in the exact same atmosphere that the early Kennedy Family lived in. John F. Kennedy paraded the streets with Jackie on his announcement of his run to the presidency. Once elected he praised his roots and growing up in Eastie, a place he always held dear to his heart. He is remembered as waving to patrons outside Santarpio's Pizza, which is a must hit East Boston popular spot among locals and tourists!

Numerous museums are located in the East Boston neighborhood including one just opened in the Summer of 2018 called The Watershed, which was a former copper pipe and sheet metal warehouse. The watershed is part of the ICA and is an art museum that changes it exhibits and offers an outdoor patio area overlooking the harbor.

If you’re looking for property in Eastie, please contact our city experts at NextHome Titletown! We’re happy to show you around and help you land your dream home. Please contact us today at NextHome Titletown - 617.657.9811 or contact@nexthometitletown.com.

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