Boston Center Massachusetts US editable vector map svg free

Editable Vector Map of the Boston Center Massachusetts US in SVG format.
Can be edited in the following programs: Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, InkScape
Principal streets and roads, names places, residential streets and roads, road number labels, water objects, land use areas.

Boston Center Massachusetts US editable vector map svg free

Boston Center Massachusetts US editable vector map svg free

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Boston, Massachusetts, is a city rich in history and diversity, with numerous principal streets, roads, and distinct city districts in its center. Here’s a guide to some of the key areas and thoroughfares:

Principal Streets and Roads

  1. Beacon Street: Running through the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and into Brookline, this street is known for its historical buildings and proximity to the Boston Common and Public Garden.
  2. Boylston Street: A major east-west road that runs through the Back Bay and past key landmarks like the Prudential Center, Copley Square, and Fenway Park.
  3. Commonwealth Avenue: Known for its beautiful tree-lined mall, this avenue stretches from the Boston Public Garden through the Back Bay and into Allston.
  4. Huntington Avenue: This avenue runs southwest from Copley Square, passing through the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, and is home to the Museum of Fine Arts and Symphony Hall.
  5. Massachusetts Avenue (Mass Ave): A key north-south route that passes through several neighborhoods, including Back Bay, the South End, and Cambridge.
  6. Washington Street: Running from Downtown Crossing through the South End and into Roxbury, this street is one of the oldest in Boston.
  7. Tremont Street: This street runs from Government Center through the Theater District, past the Boston Common and into the South End.

City Districts

  1. Downtown: The heart of Boston, including the Financial District, Government Center, and shopping areas like Downtown Crossing. Key attractions include Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, and the Old State House.
  2. Back Bay: Known for its Victorian brownstone homes, upscale shopping on Newbury Street, and landmarks such as the Boston Public Library and Copley Square.
  3. Beacon Hill: Famous for its narrow, gas-lit streets and brick row houses. Key sites include the Massachusetts State House and Boston Common.
  4. North End: Boston’s oldest residential community, known for its Italian heritage and historic sites like the Paul Revere House and Old North Church.
  5. South End: Noted for its Victorian brownstone buildings and diverse population. The area has a vibrant arts scene and numerous parks.
  6. Chinatown: The cultural center for Boston’s Chinese community, featuring a variety of Asian restaurants and shops.
  7. Fenway-Kenmore: Home to Fenway Park, the area is also known for its academic institutions, including several colleges and universities, as well as cultural institutions like the Museum of Fine Arts.
  8. Seaport District: A rapidly developing area along the waterfront, known for its modern architecture, restaurants, and the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
  9. West End: Largely redeveloped in the mid-20th century, this area is home to Massachusetts General Hospital and TD Garden, where the Boston Celtics and Bruins play.

These streets and districts are essential for navigating and understanding the central part of Boston, each contributing to the city’s unique character and charm.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.