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Private way owned and governed by a neighborhood association, acornstreetassociation.com. Neighbors retained ownership and control of this private way to prevent the City of Boston from paving it in in the 1980's. It is a neighborhood and visitors...more
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It’s a pretty area of Boston, for a European travelers not so surprising since we come from a place where old cobblestone streets are rather our daily normality ;)
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This is an amazing cobblestone street lined with historic brick houses. It's a very short walk, but worth it if you're interested in historic homes and architecture. (5/2018)
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Apparently one of the most photographed streets in the world. When you see it you understand why. Lined with gorgeous red brick towering houses, narrow cobbled road, a large American flag hanging from one house. Just a lovely place, as is the surrounding area. From here we
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Acorn Street is very short and only takes a couple of minutes to walk, but it’s one of the loveliest streets I’ve ever visited. The narrow cobblestone street is lined with historic brick homes. It’s a fantastic photo opportunity, plus you can just imagine people walking this
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While visiting my son who just moved to Boston my wife and I took a stroll and came upon Acorn St. it’s a fantastic photo op, probably one of the most photographed streets in the world, right up there with Lombard St in SF. If you love history as well as photography, don’t miss
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Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to
soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll
down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your
walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander
through the hilly neighborhood and check out its
exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon
street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and
widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking
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