University students, young graduates, and working professionals congregate in Mission Hill, a staid neighborhood with a youthful edge. Although many of the neighborhood’s bars and clubs often cater to a college crowd, this commuter-friendly locale also promotes high culture—the Museum of Fine Arts and Northeastern University share the area. Historic homes and manicured parks intersperse with collegiate apartments throughout Mission Hill, adding a sophisticated twist to the community’s carefree attitude.See 32 places to stay Save this neighborhood
A University Lifestyle Near Boston's Heart of the Arts
It is vibrant, diverse and full of things to do, with easy access to public transportation and downtown. Parking is difficult but not impossible."
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Brian Samuels is a Boston-based lifestyle photographer and writer. He is also the creator of A Thought For Food, a blog of recipes and personal anecdotes pertaining to cooking. His work has been featured in Edible Boston, the Improper Bostonian, the Boston Globe, Saveur and the Huffington Post. This Airbnb project has allowed him to explore and discover more of Boston.