Back Bay Historic District

Roughly bounded by the Charles River, Arlington, Providence, Boylston and Newbury Sts., and Charlesgate East, Boston, Massachusetts


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 14, 1973
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Victorian
Areas of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric; Community Planning and Development; Landscape Architecture; Art; Engineering; Architecture; Religion; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; D - Information Potential
Property type
Historic functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Specialty store
Current functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; Specialty store; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
2500-2999 BC; 3000-3499 BC; 2000-2499 BC; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1500-1999 BC; 1000-1499 BC; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1440
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing sites: 4

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett