Locals call Jamaica Plain “JP.” The classic streetcar suburb that has become one of Boston’s most dynamic neighborhoods. Surrounded by 3 of the Emerald Necklaces which is Arnold Arboretum, Franklin Park, and Jamaica Pond, it is the perfect place to visit, shop, dine, and live all year round. The Emerald Necklace is also made up of Back Bay Fens, Olmsted Park, The Riverway, Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Public Commons and Public Gardens, and Samuel Adams Brewery. Jamaica Plain is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural institutions.
Come explore Jamaica Plain, one of Boston’s most diverse and happening neighborhoods.
- strong Latino population
- young families, seniors, and pets
- nonprofit groups
- community associations
- crime watches
- a growing LGBTQ community