Springfield's Forest Park Heights Historic District was named one of the Best Old House Neighborhoods of 2010 by This Old House magazine (and they mentioned this web site!). Read the whole article here: This Old House awards, 2010
Springfield, MA is known as "The City of Homes" because of its abundance of historic and contemporary housing.
Houses in Springfield cost far less than comparable homes in the Boston or New York metropolitan areas as well as other communities in Western Massachusetts. The average single family home in Springfield sold for $151,700 in 2009. The 3400 square foot Victorian row house (pictured to the right) sold for just $260,000 in 2008 to empty nesters. To see some of the finer Springfield homes that have sold recently, visit the Recent Sales page.
Springfield is only a 30 minute drive from Hartford, CT and Northampton, MA, 90 minutes from Boston and 2.5 hours from New York City, so living in the city and working in the region is affordable and convenient. The 20 minute drive to Bradley International Airport affords Springfield residents the opportunity to travel the world.
Springfield has ample green space (including the 735 acre Forest Park), offers high-quality educational opportunities, and is home to a wonderful museum group and a first-rate resident Symphony Orchestra, as well as many other amenities, and arts & entertainment venues. Visit the Arts & Entertainment and Amenities pages to find out more about happenings in the city.
This vibrant and diverse city of 150,000 offers wonderful restaurants featuring authentic international cuisine. More than 40 languages are spoken by Springfield residents, giving the city a truly international flavor.
Springfield's newest homeowners have many reasons why they decided to choose Springfield. What will be yours?