South End is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts with a population of 24,511. South End is in Suffolk County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in South End offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South End there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in South End and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South End are above average.
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South End Reviews
I am living at Back Bay, South End. It is a good and quite neighborhood compared to Dorchester where I moved from. I have never experienced racism since I moved here eventhough there are more white people living in this environment. I love the place because it is close to the train station. The two major problems in this environment are, first, there are not enough parking spaces for the residents, and it is also difficult to find visitors parking. You need a resident permit in order to park your car. Secondly, things are very expensive in this neighborhood. The most important changes that we need in South End is to look for solutions to the parking problems by giving the same residential parking permit to all the residents because there are some spaces free for parking and the building apartment management will tell not to park in that spot or your car will be tolled.
South End is a very diverse neighborhood in Boston representing many different ethnicities and races. It situated between Roxbury, Back Bay, and Chinatown with easy access to public transportation of multiple forms (train, bus, trolley). You'll find that it is relatively easy to walk from one end of South End to the other and it's a very family oriented neighborhood with lots of parks and gardens around.
I was raised in the South End for most of my life. The area is my home and my comfort zone. It was super easy to go to school (K-6) since I attended a great school near by. Not only is it convenient to get to Chinatown, Downtown, and nearby parks. I also live in an area that gives support the Chinese community, as well as those with low income. I love the support my family gets, however I also see little diversity. I accept the flaws my neighborhood has, since there’s always room for improvement. My experience in South End is safe and confortable.