Boston by the numbers...

July 15, 2016

Check out a few fun facts about Boston: 


$2.4 Billion Private Investment to Downtown Boston

35 Colleges        #1 Most Walkable City in 2016 

2nd Best City for Quality of Life               9 Historic Districts 

$52 Million Construction Permit Fees in 2015 Fiscal Year 

988 Miles of Streets 152,000 Student Population 

1856 Year Omni Park House Hotel first served Boston Cream Pie

3 years Vidaris has been in Boston 


Looking for more fun facts?  Check out this fun trivia: 

  • The colored lights on top of the old Hancock building tell the weather: “Solid blue, clear view,” “Flashing blue, clouds due,” “Solid red, rain ahead,” and “Flashing red, snow instead” (during the summer, flashing red means the Red Sox game is rained out).
  • Boston was founded in 1630 –  it is 386 years old



#3 Most Walkable City

Second Best City for Quality of Life, 34th in the WorldBizJournal- Boston

Boston Redevelopment Authority

City of Boston Landmarks

Hannah Hutchison

Written by Hannah Hutchison

Marketing Coordinator