Boston Greater Massachusetts US editable vector map svg free

Editable Vector Map of the Boston Greater 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 Greater Massachusetts US editable vector map svg free

Boston Greater Massachusetts US editable vector map svg free

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Boston, Massachusetts, and its Greater Boston area, is a densely populated region with a rich history and a complex network of streets, roads, and districts. Here are some of the principal streets, roads, and city districts:

Principal Streets and Roads

  1. Massachusetts Avenue (Mass Ave): A major thoroughfare running from the southern end of Boston through Cambridge and Arlington, crossing the Charles River.
  2. Commonwealth Avenue: A wide, tree-lined boulevard that runs through Boston and Newton, known for its picturesque architecture and central role in the city’s layout.
  3. Boylston Street: A key street running through the Back Bay and downtown areas, known for shopping, dining, and landmarks like the Boston Public Library.
  4. Beacon Street: Running parallel to Commonwealth Avenue, it stretches from the Boston Common through Brookline and into Newton.
  5. Storrow Drive: A major parkway along the Charles River, providing scenic views and connecting several neighborhoods.
  6. Memorial Drive: Running along the opposite bank of the Charles River in Cambridge, offering beautiful river views and access to MIT and Harvard University.
  7. Interstate 90 (I-90)/Massachusetts Turnpike: A key east-west highway that runs from Boston through Worcester and across the state.
  8. Interstate 93 (I-93): Running north-south through Boston, connecting the city to New Hampshire in the north and beyond.
  9. Route 128/Interstate 95 (I-95): Encircles the Greater Boston area and is a major route for commuters and freight.
  10. Washington Street: Historically significant and runs through many neighborhoods including the South End and Jamaica Plain.

City Districts

  1. Downtown Boston: The financial and commercial hub of the city, home to landmarks like Faneuil Hall, Boston Common, and the New England Aquarium.
  2. Back Bay: Known for its Victorian brownstone homes, Newbury Street shopping, and the iconic Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower.
  3. South End: Renowned for its historic brownstones, parks, and vibrant arts and dining scene.
  4. North End: Boston’s “Little Italy,” famous for its Italian restaurants, old-world charm, and historic sites like Paul Revere’s House.
  5. Beacon Hill: A historic district with narrow, gas-lit streets and brick row houses, located near the Massachusetts State House.
  6. Fenway-Kenmore: Home to Fenway Park, the Museum of Fine Arts, and several colleges and universities.
  7. Charlestown: A historic neighborhood with landmarks such as the Bunker Hill Monument and the USS Constitution.
  8. Jamaica Plain: Known for its green spaces like Jamaica Pond and the Arnold Arboretum, as well as its diverse community.
  9. Cambridge: Across the Charles River, home to Harvard University and MIT, with vibrant squares like Harvard Square and Kendall Square.
  10. Somerville: A bustling city with popular areas like Davis Square and Union Square, known for its lively arts scene and community events.
  11. Brookline: An affluent suburb adjacent to Boston, known for its historic homes, excellent schools, and the Coolidge Corner commercial area.
  12. Dorchester: Boston’s largest neighborhood by area, known for its diverse population and historical significance.
  13. South Boston (Southie): A traditionally Irish-American neighborhood that has undergone significant redevelopment, known for its waterfront and beaches.
  14. East Boston: Located across Boston Harbor, home to Logan International Airport and known for its Latino community and waterfront parks.

Greater Boston Suburbs

  1. Newton: Known for its excellent schools, historic homes, and village centers like Newton Centre and Chestnut Hill.
  2. Quincy: Known as the “City of Presidents,” home to the birthplaces of John Adams and John Quincy Adams.
  3. Medford: A historic city with a mix of suburban and urban amenities, close to Tufts University.
  4. Waltham: Known as a center for higher education with institutions like Brandeis University and Bentley University.
  5. Watertown: A diverse suburb with a strong Armenian community, known for its historic sites and vibrant shopping areas.

These streets, roads, and districts provide a snapshot of the Greater Boston area, reflecting its rich history, cultural diversity, and urban complexity.

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.