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Great Architecture of the city in its earlier days

Forest Park District, back in the 1920's and 30's was the place to live. A lot of the buildings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jon F
Home to World Diplomats, Olympic Medalists, Cartoonist,lwayers,Judges & "This old house magazine" Awarded neighborhood.

Very affluent neighborhood, friendly, safe and well taken. Came here today let me tell you it looks... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Jim H
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Springfield, MA 01108
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forest Park District, back in the 1920's and 30's was the place to live. A lot of the buildings were well made and have some great classical design features.

1  Thank Jon F
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Very affluent neighborhood, friendly, safe and well taken. Came here today let me tell you it looks fabolous during spring maybe that's why the name this city Springfield. Walking tours available!

2  Thank Jim H
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

this was the worst place i have ever been it is just an empty house with no furniture of anything so i do not recommend going here.

Thank Isabella B
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Tim Mayotte trained at the Tennis courts of Forest Park. Mayotte won 12 singles titles and 1 doubles title. He also won an Olympic Medal at the summer Olympics in Seoul. He went on to become a couch with USTA. There is a lot of...More

5  Thank Ben h
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

Wonderful history in these exquisite homes "Buxton originated in Springfield in 1898 when Dana Buxton and his wife, Julia, started the L.A.W. Novelty Co. out of their home on Woodside Terrace. They sold leather novelties for bicycling tourists on the Mohawk Trail. A folded leather...More

5  Thank bryan w
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

I live near this neighborhood, The homes are vintage of many styles. There are beautiful gardens too. Forest Park borders many of these homes and Forest Park is a wonderful place to play ball, go for a walk, have a picnic, feed the ducks, spend...More

4  Thank Elizabeth T
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Reviewed December 10, 2016

To start the Christmas Season off on a happy note we went to Forest Park Bright Nights. The lights are amazing along with the music to make everyone happier. We went slowly and took in the wonderful sights. You pay by the car load not...More

5  Thank yellowbirdVermont
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Reviewed November 30, 2016

Magnificent Architecture well kept in an walk able neighborhood. They have Friendly's and a small commercial district with a nice furniture store call the X right next to these beauties.

6  Thank geraldreynard
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

Some gentrification has been done & much more should be done - but of course the expense is HUGE to restore these old houses. I never get tired of looking for "real" stain-glass windows in the neighborhoods. Many lovely homes sandwiched in-between apartment complexes &...More

2  Thank Muncha_Ocala
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Reviewed July 2, 2016

Some beautiful homes in various states of decay. I'm not trying o be on negative. The area old be absolutely stunning with some work, but it is not there yet. Still, it is pleasant go drive though the neighborhood.

1  Thank Jonathan V
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