Community

Neighborhood Maps for Homeownership, Income and Rent Burden

A recent Northeastern graduate, DJ Hartman, recently put together some city-wide maps, highlighting various economic metrics by neighborhood. Let’s take a look at the North End / Waterfront and downtown Boston area. The homeownership rate in the City of Boston is 34.1% (2009-2013). The North End is more transient and rental driven with a homeownership rate of Read More…

Government Police & Fire Real Estate Transportation

Crowdsourcing the North End and Downtown Boston Neighborhood Boundaries

The folks at Bostonography are using the concept of crowdsourcing to define neighborhood boundaries. For the North End, there is not much dispute until you get to the areas south of Christopher Columbus Park and west toward the Bulfinch Triangle. In the map below, the darker area represents greater consensus about what is the “North Read More…

Business Food & Drink

North End is the Heart of Boozeton Per Bostonography Liquor License Maps

If liquor is the lifeblood, then the North End would be the heart of Boston as graphically shown by the map-making geniuses at Bostonography.com. Using liquor license data compiled by the Boston Business Journal, Bostonography’s Tim Wallace created a density heat map of Boston and surrounding areas, entitled Boozeton, Massachusetts. The Boston liquor license density Read More…