Framingham apartments for rent
Despite its position as the most heavily populated town in New England, Framingham can like a small town. Rich in history, Framingham is known for its role in the Abolitionist movement of the 19th century and for the Framingham Heart Study, the longest running and most influential heart study created. There’s plenty to do in Framingham. With a college and huge shopping district right in the heart of the city, opportunities for entertainment abound.
Like much of the area, after World War II Framingham went from sleepy rural town to populous bedroom community. Easily accessible to Boston and Worcester, Framingham real estate has proven popular with families and young professionals seeking space and easy living within easy commuting distance to employment areas. Many of the homes constructed in the post-war boom included split level and ranch style houses, meaning that many Framingham apartments for rent are actually spacious single family homes. There are also many multi-family homes and apartment buildings to choose from. If you’re looking for upscale apartments in Framingham, try the area around the banks of the Sudbury River where many of the town’s grand Victorian homes are located. For those seeking more affordable apartments, the area that lines Route 9 in South Framingham contains some large tracts of multi story apartment buildings.
In addition to being its largest town, Framingham also has the distinction of having the largest shopping district in New England. Shoppers come from all over the area to Framingham’s Golden Triangle, a three square mile district of large stores, small shops, and great restaurants. When you have an apartment in Framingham MA, you’re never far away great shopping, dining, and of course, the city.