Nate Smith House 155 Lamartine St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 The Nate Smith House is a 44-unit apartment complex for Boston residents aged 62 and older. Located close to the Orange…More 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.
Wee Care JP 305 Lamartine St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Wee Care JP's brightly painted building is located across from a park in a quiet section of Jamaica Plain. With a focus…More 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.
Woodbourne Apartments 6 Southbourne Rd, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Conveniently located just under a mile from the Orange Line's Forest Hills T- Stop, the Woodbourne Apartment complex…More features 1 or 2 bedroom options. In this pet friendly aparment building, features include security, elevators, onsite laundry, shady courtyards and well maintained grounds.
Bunker Hill Press 3702 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 One of a stable of presses under the Grenier Sign, Bunker Hill Press was purchased by the Remondi family for it customer…More 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, MA02130 Union Green features 150 single-occupancy rooms for rent weekly. The building is located conveniently between…More Centre and Washington Streets and just blocks from the Orange Line.
WCI Realty 555 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 WCI Realty manages 555 Amory, the centerpiece of the Jamaica Plain commerce center. It is centrally located and is…More 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.
The West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court's jurisdiction includes Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Hyde…More 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, MA02130 Located between Arnold Arboretum and Franklin Park along the Arborway, this 100-unit complex is set in leafy…More 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.
This is the juvenile probation department of the West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court. Its…More 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, MA02130 This school follows the Montessori philosophy of teaching, which allows students "maximum freedom of movement and…More 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, MA02130 For more than 10 years, this family-owned and -operated pizza shop has served up gourmet pizzas, Greek-style…More 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.
The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, St. Andrew's campus, is located just south of the Orange line's…More 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.
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.
This 527-acre park is among the largest open spaces in Boston. It is part of the Frederick Law Olmsted's Emerald…More 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, MA02130 WikidFit is a personal fitness studio in Jamaica Plain. The studio, which is staffed with certified personal trainers…More 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.
The church's mission, according to its Web site, is to "experience and express the tangible love of Jesus Christ in…More 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.
This 10,000-seat Art Deco-designed stadium is home for championship events involving Boston Public Schools. It also…More 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)
Community Servings is a not-for-profit food and nutrition program providing services to individuals living with…More critical and chronic illnesses.
Each summer through fall it hosts a farmer's market. The market offers organic local fruits and vegetables, honey, eggs, cheeses and flowers from nearby Millbrook Farm and Heaven's Harvest Farm, as well as bread and pastries from JP's Blue Frog Bakery. Customers using their EBT card are eligible for up to $10 worth of free fresh food. The market, when open, is located right next to the orange line's Stony Brook T stop.
Dial 911 for emergencies. To reach the station for non-emergency situations, dial 617-343-2880.
The station…More 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).
Axiom Gallery is an experimental art and technology gallery located in the Green Street station on the MBTA’s…More Orange Line in Jamaica Plain. Founded by Heidi Kayser, the gallery specializes in experimental art and new media technology, including art combining the two. Many local artists contribute to the gallery, which works to combine unique pieces of sculpture, live performances and experimental art for the general public.
The gallery hosts many events and programs, including five annual exhibitions. These include the annual Collision Collective and MassArt SIM shows, as well as the New Media Curious Program, which incorporates sound and video performances, panel discussions and lectures, and educational offerings including workshops and participatory symposiums. The gallery also hosts live musical performances, lectures, workshops and other events. Check the main website for a schedule of upcoming events.