Originally a center of shipbuilding, East Boston has always been a neighborhood of immigrants. Today its population is made up largely of Italian-Americans and immigrants from Central and South America and Southeast Asia. That diversity is reflected in the neighborhood's myriad of ethnic restaurants. The nation's first branch library was built in East Boston in 1870. The housing is a mixture of old and new, including many restored triple-deckers.
Logan Airport is located in East Boston, making it a gateway to people from around the world. Located across Boston Harbor, East Boston residents enjoy fantastic waterfront views of the city skyline.
Chelsea is an inner urban suburb of Boston, with a diverse population of 35,080. Its location bordering Boston, on Boston Harbor and only three miles from Logan International Airport, gives it ideal access by water, rail, land and air.
Located just 5 miles outside the city of Boston, Revere is home to one of the most active beaches in its area. Revere Beach hosts an annual sand sculpting festival each summer which brings people from far and wide.