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Discover sightseeing attractions and things to do in Boston Massachusetts

With Hotel Commonwealth as its grand cornerstone, Kenmore Square is a charming neighborhood of the Back Bay and the true gateway to the many things to do in Boston. In addtion to being the landmark of historic site Red Sox Fenway park, Kenmore Square provides close proximity and easy access to Boston’s many neighborhoods as well as cultural, historic and leisure attractions, the area has an allure all its own.

Fenway Park: Home of the Red Sox

Overlooking historic Fenway Park, Hotel Commonwealth is the perfect choice for baseball fans and is within a short walking distance from the beloved home of the Boston Red Sox. 

Boston University:  Hotel Commonwealth's Avenue Neighbor

Home of the Boston Terriers, Boston University is the largest university in the city, founded in 1839. With over 16,000 full time undergraduates and over 8,500 full time graduate students, as well as a faculty of nearly 4,000, the University spans more than 13 acres right in the heart of Boston. 

With more than 100 colleges and universities located within its metropolitan area, Boston has been appropriately dubbed, "The Athens of America". Boston area schools include some of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the world. 

World Renowned Hospitals and Medical Centers

The Boston area is world renowned for its state-of-the-art hospitals and medical facilities. From teaching hospitals associated with the area's most prestigious universities, to community health centers, Boston offers the cutting-edge treatment and research that breaks new medical ground and expertly delivers successful patient care. 

Recognized as one of Boston's most upscale neighborhoods and attractions, the Back Bay stretches from the Charles River on the north to Newbury Street on the south and encompasses some of the city's most historic homes, businesses and high-end shopping and dining destinations.

Guide - Shopping - Antique Shops

Autrefois Antiques

130 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 617-566-0113

Description: BROOKLINE. This shop appeals to Continental tastes with its stellar collection of French and Italian 18th, 19th and 20th century furnishings. Specialties include armoires, buffets, tables, mirrors, dressers, seating, lighting and accessories.
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Brodney Antiques & Jewelry

145 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116 617-536-0500

Description: BACK BAY. This shop satisfies folks with broad tastes, thanks to a diverse collection that includes furniture, paintings, bronzes, sculpture, pillboxes, silver, figurines, collectibles, and jewelry. You'll also find a great selection of European, American, and Asian items.
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Cambridge Antiques Market

201 Monsignor O'Brien Hwy, Cambridge, MA 02141 617-868-9655

Description: CAMBRIDGE. You'll find plenty to explore at this market, which boast more than 150 dealers and five floors of territory. Items range from investment pieces like furniture, jewelry, silver, and art to smaller-ticket goods like clothing, toys, china, glass, pottery, and decorative pieces.
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Devonia Antiques

15 Charles St, Boston, MA 02108 617-523-8313

Description: BEACON HILL. This internationally renowned dealer specializes in fine antique glass and porcelain and boasts an extensive inventory. Numerous designer brands are well represented, and you'll be pleased to find complete sets of fine china, glassware, and tableware.
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Marcoz Antiques

10 St. James Ave, Boston, MA 02116 617-262-0780

Description: BACK BAY. The goods at this shop easily illustrates the differences of hand-crafted items. As you browse, you're likely to encounter a beautiful array of furniture, china, decorative arts, silver, jewelry, and 18th to 19th century French and English antiques.
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