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Walk Score

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MAISON VERNON has a Walk Score of 98 out of 100 and is a walker's paradise, which means daily city living and doing errands does not require an automotive vehicle.There are many shops, restaurants, markets, fitness clubs, a post office and dry cleaners within a few blocks. 

The Transit Score is 100, which means easy access to public transportation and bicycle or automobile sharing are all within a few minutes walk.

Walk to nearby Acorn Street

Areas of Interest

Massachusetts General Hospital               .5 miles


Massachusetts Institute of  Technology      1.7 miles

Dana Farber Cancer Institute                  2.9 miles

Museum of Fine Arts                             2.4 miles


Harvard University                               3.4 miles


Kendall Square                                      1.7 miles

Boston Symphony Hall                           1.9 miles

Opera House                                          .4 miles

Boch Performing Arts Center                     .6 miles

Fenway Park                                        2.4 miles

Park Score

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Boston Symphony Hall

The Trust for Public Land ranks Boston 13th among the 100 largest cities in the United States of America. 100 percent of Boston residents live within a ten minute walk to a park. The National average is 54 percent.

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There are 930 parks in Boston, several of which are on the islands in Boston Harbor.

The Trust for Public Land looks at four areas of a healthy park system - access, investment, acreage and amenities.

Boston Common Rotunda

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82nd ranking for number of playgrounds

74th ranking for number of dedicated dog parks

66th ranking for recreation and senior centers

Boston Public Garden at Twilight

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