South Boston, or Southie, is a tight-knit community with strong cultural ties. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the US and is known for its deep Irish roots. You can see this Irish South Boston pride every March during the Saint Patrick's Day parade! Southie continues to grow and develop into a popular neighborhood for families and young professionals.
South Boston provides a wide range of education, both private and public. It is also nearby some of the city’s top universities and colleges, including Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern University, Tufts University, and Harvard University.
- South Boston High School (9-12)
- James Condon Elementary School (K–5)
- Joseph P. Tynan School(K–5)
- Michael J. Perkins School (K–5)
- Oliver Hazard Perry School(K–8)
- Excel High School (9-12)
- St. Peter Academy (Preschool–8)
- South Boston Catholic Academy(K–6)
- Julie's Family Learning Center (Montessori Preschool)
Things To Do
Castle Island - walk along the shore and view the Boston Harbor from Castle Island. Though open all year-round, warmer months provide leisurely afternoons in the park and around Fort Independence. This historical landmark is also home to local staple, Sullivan's.
The Institue of Contemporary Art - a landmark of the South Boston skyline, the Institue of Contemporary Art is a popular spot to soak up culture and find new experiences through art and performance.
Boston Children's Museum - the power of learning with an exciting and fun twist! Kids discover the world of science, art, history and more. The Boston Children's Museum is located at 308 Congress Ave.
Beaches - L & M Beach both connect to the beaches of Pleasure Bay and Carson Beach. These Southie beaches are a hot spot in the summer. Locals and neighboring residents flock to the sandy shores to get relief during sunny days and get a break from the city's streets.
South Boston is home to some of Boston's oldest bars and eateries. Staples include local favorites, such as Irish pubs and burger joints. It is also attracting upscale and diverse restaurants, great for any foodie! Learn more about some of Southie's popular restaurants.
South Boston Real Estate
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