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Nate Smith House
155 Lamartine St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
The Nate Smith House is a 44-unit apartment complex for Boston residents aged 62 and older. Located close to the OrangeMore Line, the building features on-site laundry, a community room and wheelchair-accessible units. The grounds are quiet and well-maintained, and the complex even features a residents garden.
Woodbourne Apartments
6 Southbourne Rd, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Conveniently located just under a mile from the Orange Line's Forest Hills T- Stop, the Woodbourne Apartment complexMore features 1 or 2 bedroom options. In this pet friendly aparment building, features include security, elevators, onsite laundry, shady courtyards and well maintained grounds.
Wee Care JP
305 Lamartine St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Wee Care JP's brightly painted building is located across from a park in a quiet section of Jamaica Plain. With a focusMore on cross-cultural learning, Wee Care JP toddlers learn in a fun, structured setting. Admissions for toddlers and pre-school is rolling. The center is easily accessible by car and the T's orange line.
WCI Realty
555 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
WCI Realty manages 555 Amory, the centerpiece of the Jamaica Plain commerce center. It is centrally located and isMore across Amory Street from the Green Street station on the Orange Line. The commerce center, a 19th century factory updated for the 21st century, is home to many area nonprofit organizations.  It houses 60,000 square feet of space and is managed on site.
Bunker Hill Press
3702 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
One of a stable of presses under the Grenier Sign, Bunker Hill Press was purchased by the Remondi family for it customerMore base and unique market niche. Its located across from the Forest Hills MBTA Orange Line Station and have parking for loading at the rear of the building. A business to business enterprise, it accepts company checks.
Union Green Realty
187 Green St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Union Green features 150 single-occupancy rooms for rent weekly.  The building is located conveniently betweenMore Centre and Washington Streets and just blocks from the Orange Line.
Parkman Playground and Park
Wachusett St & Barlow St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

This City of Boston park has two softball fields, two jungle gyms, a basketball court and picnic shelter.

More href="http://www.reganyouthleague.org/">Regan Youth League plays here. Please note that Barlow Street is a private drive, so don't park there.

The picnic shelter is often used for birthday parties and neighborhood gatherings.

For public transportation use the Orange Line (Forest Hills).

West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court
445 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

The West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court's jurisdiction includes Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, HydeMore Park, Roslindale, parts of Mission Hill and Mattapan. It handles both civil and criminal cases. There is a free court parking lot across the street under the overpass. The West Roxbury Court is accessible via public transportation on the Orange Line (Forest Hills).

 

Arborway Gardens Condominiums
1 Catenaccia Way, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Located between Arnold Arboretum and Franklin Park along the Arborway, this 100-unit complex is set in leafyMore surroundings just a short walk from Forest Hills T station. Built in 1946, the complex is spread over five buildings located adjacent to the tranquil grounds of Forest Hills Cemetery, a park and an arboretum recognized by the National Register of Historic Spaces. Arborway Gardens is a short commute from Longwood Medical Area, Colleges of the Fenway and downtown via the Orange Line.
West Roxbury Juvenile Probation Department
445 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

This is the juvenile probation department of the West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court. ItsMore jurisdiction includes Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Hyde Park, West Roxbury, parts of Mission Hill and Mattapan.

There is a parking lot across the street under the overpass. It is free for those on court business.

For those taking public tranportation, Forest Hills on the Orange Line is the closest stop.

Copper Beech Montessori School
179 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
This school follows the Montessori philosophy of teaching, which allows students "maximum freedom of movement andMore choice." Founded by current director Ann Ribolini, Ph.D., in 1985, Copper Beech follows Boston Public School closings and is open all summer. It has an outdoor play area and also makes use of the parks and playgrounds in the nearby Southwest Corridor Park. The school is near the Stony Brook station on the orange line (go left out of the station and take a left on Amory).
Forest Hills Pizza
3722 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
For more than 10 years, this family-owned and
-operated pizza shop has served up gourmet pizzas, Greek-styleMore pizzas, calzones, burgers, hot and cold sub sandwiches, pasta dinners, seafood plates, salads, wraps and the usual roundup of fried foods -- fries, mozzarella sticks, Buffalo wings, onion rings and chicken fingers. Forest Hills Pizza is conveniently located across the street from the orange line's Forest Hills T stop. 
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
38 Walk Hill St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, St. Andrew's campus,  is located just south of the Orange line'sMore Forest Hills T stop. In 2009, the church renovated its ornate sanctuary and grounds. It is pastored by Gloria White-Hammond and Ray Hammond. The church's worship services vary by season, for hours check its Web site; sermon podcasts are also provided on-line.

The campus buildings were originally the home of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church.

Forest Hills station (MBTA)
Washington St & Hyde Park Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

At the end of the Orange line, but centrally located near service to  Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Roxbury,More Dorchester and Hyde Park, the Forest Hills station is one of Boston's best-staffed and populated transportation hubs. From Forest Hills, riders can access 16 bus routes, subway and commuter rail lines. Shops line the concourse, including a convenience store, donut shop, fruit and vegetable vendor, florists, a multitude of fare machines, pay phones, and a staffed information booth.  

Franklin Park Zoo and Golf Course and the Arnold Arboretum  are all within a short distance.  There is a pedal and park, covered bicycle parking lot, and a giant clock that towers over the exterior and is mimicked on the inside. There is a Zip Car stand as well as a parking lot for more than 200 cars. There is an elevator, an escalator and a TTY; service generally runs from 5am to 11am. 

Body Centre Massage
590 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
We are a small, friendly, professional Massage Therapy, Bodywork and Muscular Therapy studio located at 590 Centre St.More near Pond St., in the heart of JP. You can learn all about us and schedule yourself on line up to 2 hours in advance at: www.bodycentremassage.net. We have available time weekdays, evenings and Saturdays, as well as most Sundays. Hours may vary or change on short notice. All sessions are by appointment only. For best appointment options, please schedule yourself a few days in advance. (You'll receive an automated reminder the day before your session.) We are centrally located right on the 39 and 41 bus lines, 10 minutes from the Orange line's Forest Hills or Jackson Square stations, and in easy walking distance from the Green St. T station and JP's thriving business district.
Franklin Park
Glen Ln & Circuit Dr, Boston, MA 02121

This 527-acre park is among the largest open spaces in Boston. It is part of the Frederick Law Olmsted's EmeraldMore Necklace of parks. The park has miles of walking paths, a cross country course, tennis courts, baseball fields and, oddly, stone ruins. It is also home to an 18-hole public golf course and the Franklin Park Zoo. Here is an interactive map of the park's many features.

For public transportation: From the Orange line exit at Green Street or Forest Hills stations or take the 16 bus, which goes through the center of the park.

WikidFit Personal Training
22 Brookley Road, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
WikidFit is a personal fitness studio in Jamaica Plain. The studio, which is staffed with certified personal trainersMore and dancers, offers personal and small group training for all fitness levels and ages. Programs offered include personal training, partner training, body compositions, and workout plans. Visit WikidFit's website for more information, including a complete and detailed list of programs offered. Hours are by appointment only. WikidFit is conveniently located near the Forest Hills and Green Street train stations on the Orange Line. There is also free street parking and an area to lock bikes.
White Stadium
Pierpont Road, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

This 10,000-seat Art Deco-designed stadium is home for championship events involving Boston Public Schools. It alsoMore serves as home field for schools which do not have their own field. The grass field is the last natural field in the Boston Public School system. The others have been converted to artificial turf. The field has a built-in watering system that keeps the surface green even during dry summers. The full name of the stadium is George Robert White Schoolboy Stadium. A variety of community events also take place here, including the Peace Games and Caribbean Kiddies Carnival. The offices of the Boston Public School's athletic department are located here.

For public transportation: Orange Line (Green Street)

 

River of Life Church
440 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

The church's mission, according to its Web site, is to "experience and express the tangible love of Jesus Christ inMore greater Jamaica Plain and beyond, inviting others into the Kingdom of God and to follow Jesus."

In addition to the Sunday worship services, members often meet in each others' homes in "Life Groups."

Rental of the church's facilities are available. Call the church for details.

Administrative offices are at 406 S. Huntington Ave., about a block away from the church.

For public transportation: Stony Brook station (Orange Line). Take a right out of the station, walk up Boylston and take a right on Centre.

Jamaica Plain Fire Station
746 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Dial 911 for emergencies. To reach the station for non-emergency situations, dial 617-343-2880.

The stationMore houses not only Boston Fire Department Engine 28 and Tower Ladder 10, but also the headquarters for Division Two, one of the two groupings into which the Boston Fire Department is split. The station is part of District 9.

The firefighters who man this station round the clock all receive specialized traning in technical rescue. They learn how to rescue people from collapsed buildings, wells, manholes and ship holds.

The ladder truck stationed here has one of the longest reaches in the Boston Fire Department. For every fire in Division Two that reaches two or more alarms, Tower Ladder 10 responds.

Each morning at 8:30am the firefighters hold an equipment check. Children are welcome to attend with their parents or guardians.

For public transportation: The 38 and 39 buses go to the fire house from the Forest Hills station (Orange Line).