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Life in Boston

Located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, the Boston Architectural College campus is located right on Newbury and Boylston streets where there is a never ending supply of things to do and see.

Want to take a nice stroll? We are a block away from the beautiful Commonwealth Avenue Mall that leads right to the Public Gardens and Boston Common. Want to get some retail shopping therapy? Pick a store and between Newbury Street, Boylston Street, Prudential Center, and Copley Place you're bound to find it! Restaurants? There are too many to count!

The BAC is the perfect place for a student the student who wants to be in the middle of it all!  And if you don't find what you want here, the MBTA can take you where you want to go!

Cultural Activities: Museum of Fine Arts, CITI Performing Arts Center, Freedom Trail, Boston Museum of Science, Institute of Contemporary Art, New England Aquarium, Children's Museum.

Shopping: Blick Art Materials, Newbury Street, Harvard Square, Copley Place, Prudential Center.

Sporting Events: Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, Head of the Charles Regatta.

Special Events: Boston Pops-outdoor concerts, Broadway in Boston, Earth Day, Fourth of July celebrations and First Night activities.

Night Life: Cafes, theaters, the Wilbur Theatre, dance and music clubs on Lansdowne Street, concerts at the TD Banknorth Garden.

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