Explore Living in Longwood Medical Area

If you’re looking for a quiet area with quick access to Boston University, Wheelock College and a host of hospitals, Longwood is a great choice.

A neighborhood in Brookline, Longwood is right near Fenway Park, Boston University and Wheelock College. Bordering Boston, Longwood also leads to directly to the Longwood Medical Area, home to some of the country’s top hospitals and research institutes. Take a walk around and you’ll find Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Joslin Diabetes Center are also nearby. Many of these institutions are affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

Who Lives There

Mix of students, medical professionals and those looking to raise a family near excellent schools.

Public transportation

Longwood is on several subway lines. Options include the MBTA C, D and E Green Lines.  The C Line stops at St. Mary’s, Hawes and Kent Street stations. The D Line stops at Longwood. The MBTA E line stops at the Museum of Fine Arts, Longwood and Brigham Circle.

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A sliver of a neighborhood within a short walking distance to the hub of Boston.


Student and medical professionals mix in with longtime residents.


Neighborhood mainstays with lots more options close by.

Not to Miss

Longwood Mall and The Riverway.