Best Walkable Neighborhoods Around Boston: Dedham Square

Quaint New England meets urban convenience in Dedham Square.  Dedham, MA was first incorporated in 1636 by settlers who originated in Dedham, Essex, in England.  

This town has managed to preserve a historic enclave of homes and businesses which are inhabited and enjoyed.

Dedham has a wonderful history you’ll want to explore:

Living in Dedham Square usually means living in an old home, often an antique dating to the 1800’s and 1700’s.  These houses are mostly grand and spacious, and set on generous parcels.  Walk the side streets, enjoy a beautiful scenery, but only steps to restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques and plenty of modern day amenities.

Dedham Square is also only a few minutes from Legacy Place where you find WholeFoods, L.L. Bean, King’s Bowling alley, tons of restaurants, shops and a lively night life.

Public transportation is serviced by the commuter rail, with stations 1-2 miles south of the square.  The square is well serviced by the 34E and 34 bus lines which is takes you to the Forest Hills station in JP.

Historic District:


Dedham Square Circle: