North End

The North End is a neighborhood of BostonMassachusettsUnited States. It has the distinction of being the city's oldest residential community, where people have continuously inhabited since it was settled in the 1630s. Though small, only 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), the neighborhood has nearly one hundred establishments and a variety of tourist attractions. It is known for its Italian American population and fine Italian restaurants.

The North End as a distinct community of Boston was evident as early as 1646. Three years later, the area had a large enough population to support its own church, called the North Meeting House. The construction of the building also led to the development of the area now known as North Square, which was the center of community life.

Increase Mather, the minister of the North Meeting House, was an influential and powerful figure who attracted residents to the North End. His home, the meeting house, and surrounding buildings were destroyed by a fire in 1676. The meeting house was rebuilt soon afterwards. The Paul Revere House was later constructed on the site of the Mather House. Part of Copp's Hill was converted to a cemetery, called the North Burying Ground (now known as Copp's Hill Burying Ground). The earliest grave markers located in the cemetery date back to 1661.

 

 

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$999,000
Boston, MA
2
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1
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Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
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$1,995,000
Boston, MA
3
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3
baths
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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Waterfront
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$599,000
Boston, MA
2
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1
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Compass
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$769,500
Boston, MA
1
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1
baths
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Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
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$479,000
Boston, MA
2
beds
1
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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Back Bay
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