THE TOWN OF BACK BAY, Boston’s Back Bay is an affluent and extremely fashionable are to live with its unique shops, vintage Victorian brownstone homes, trendy restaurants and expensive galleries. Before the huge filling in project that expanded the land mass in Back Bay by 150%, it was a just a bay. Along with its neighbor Beacon Hill, it is one of the most expensive residential neighborhoods in America. After the filling project, the famous Storrow Drive was created alongside the Charles River. In Copley Square, there are a number of notable buildings such as the John Hancock Tower, The Prudential Tower, the Boston Public Library and the Trinity Church. Back Bay is also home to the Berklee College of Music, The Boston Conservatory, and the New England Genealogical Society. Some of its most famous streets include Beacon Street, Commonweatlh Avenue, Newbury and Boylston Street – famous for where the Boston Marathon’s famous finish line is painted on its street. There are also many great hotels, shopping areas and cultural centers that line its streets and is where anyone visiting Boston absolutely shouldn’t miss.