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Streets lined with brownstones interspersed with restaurants, sidewalk cafes, trendy boutiques, and stores standing timeless along the Charles River in the fashionable Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. The architecture alone in this historic district (placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973) is stunning; mix in some of Boston’s best-known attractions and it is easy to see why Back Bay is an upscale, sought-after neighborhood.
Two of Boston’s tallest buildings are located here: The Hancock Tower and the Prudential Center. Visit the 50th floor of the Prudential Center for an amazing 360-degree view of the Boston skyline. The first metropolitan public library is also located here — the Boston Public Library is an architectural wonder and one of the country’s finest buildings. Other sites in Back Bay include Trinity Church, the Gibson House Museum, and the New Old South Church.