It’s been more than a half-century since the Prudential Center replaced the sprawling rail yard at the center of Back Bay. But a new project promises to remake the neighborhood once again, and trains are a driving force behind the change.
A new report from New York University's Furman Center on the states of rental markets in major U.S. cities pretty much confirms what we already knew about Greater Boston: that renting here is a nightmare. It's not merely the higher costs compared with pretty much every other region except the New York City and San Francisco areas. It's the scarcity of available apartments to rent. And yet there is a blindingly bright silver lining in it all