Brookline has an extensive system of parks and open spaces, from small neighborhood playgrounds to a portion of the “Emerald Necklace”, considered by many to be one of Olmsted’s finest achievements.
The highly regarded Brookline school system is composed of 8 elementary schools (K-8) and 1 High School.
By the numbers, in 2016 the estimated median household income was $95,518 and the estimated median home value was $774,950. (RPR)
Encompassing 6.8 square miles, Brookline is situated between Boston and Newton providing an urban vibe with suburban amenities. A broad variety of housing options, ranging from rentals, condos and multi-families to stately mansions can be found in Brookline.
Brookline offers its approximately 59,000 residents multiple shopping districts, including Brookline Village, Coolidge Corner, and Washington Square. Brookline is also home to 2 National Park Sites – JFK Birthplace and Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site – as well as the Larz Anderson Auto Museum which features a variety of programs, exhibits and events throughout the year.