Government Center is a neighborhood within Boston, Massachusetts.
Government Center is a great area for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are a very large number of things to do in this part of Boston for those looking for a dynamic vibe. There are usually a very large number of people around, there are many nearby entertainment venues, and with the nightlife venues in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located very close by. State Street in particular offers a wide variety of nightlife. Public green spaces are very easy to get to since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Government Center is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Boston occurred prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood offers mainly lofts and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy about two thirds of the properties in Government Center whereas owners occupy the remainder.
It is very often feasible for house buyers in Government Center to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, those who appreciate dining out won't have to go far in this part of the city, where a few restaurants and a few cafes can be found. An excellent choice of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance. In terms of education, both primary and secondary schools are very easy to access on foot from anywhere in Government Center.
No matter the means of transportation, it is very convenient to get around in Government Center. Commuting by public transit is especially convenient in this part of the city. More specifically, Rapid transit stations, including Government Center Station and State Street Station with access to the Orange Line and Blue Line, are ordinarily nearby from the majority of properties in the neighborhood. The neighborhood is connected by about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. Government Center is also a fairly good part of Boston for driving. Many houses for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway. This part of Boston is especially conducive to walking; running daily errands is very easy on foot, and there are also innumerable businesses close by.