Brookline shopping

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Brookline, MA, has seven distinct shopping areas, each one different from the next.

Brookline Village, the town’s oldest commercial area, continues to maintain a traditional village feel, with small, independently owned shops and restaurants. As Coolidge Corner took the seat as the heart of Brookline, MA, it brought with it a mix of boutiques, local stores and a handful of retail chains.

Those looking for Jewish specialties and kosher dining need not look further than JFK Crossing, the neighborhood that was once home to the Kennedy family.

For anyone looking to do some serious shopping, Chestnut Hill offers two upscale malls, The Mall at Chestnut Hill and the Chestnut Hill Shopping Center, sure to meet the needs of the most discriminating shopper.

While smaller in size, the commercial areas of Washington Square, Putterham Circle and St. Mary’s Street all offer neighborhood gems of their own.

Brookline, MA, is truly a special town, as it offers something to suit everyone’s needs. Whether you seek small mom-and-pop shops or high-end national retailers, Brookline has it all. You can visit each of the neighborhood links to learn more about Brookline’s shopping areas and their history.