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Experience Mission Hill Main Streets

Mission Hill - we are everywhere!

As you begin to understand Mission Hill neighborhood, the statement “we are everywhere” becomes more clear.   This community is part of the life story for many incredible people who were fortunate in being born and raised here or who lived here in Mission Hill at some point in their life.  The epic stories of Kevin Fitzgerald live on and inspire many to do their best to make him proud.  This neighborhood is a tight-knit, urban, thriving community where one can engage, learn, grow and participate in a rich cultural setting.   


Though many have left, they stay connected.  You never know who you will run into when wearing your “Mission Hill Main Streets” tee shirt swag or connecting on social media but it is guaranteed that the conversation and memories will flow as "we are everywhere."

 
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Mission Hill Main Streets at a Glance

Mission Hill is one of Boston's most vibrant neighborhoods

Mission Hill Main Streets is a non-profit organization that works with local businesses, residents and community organizations to revitalize our local business district (Tremont Street from Roxbury Crossing to Brigham Circle, Huntington Avenue from Longwood Avenue to South Huntington and Heath Street) and strengthen our community.  With the City of Boston and the National Main Street Center, we are part of a citywide and nationwide movement to revitalize local businesses and shopping districts.

 

MHMS Business Membership

Mission Hill Main Streets Business Membership welcomes our new "family" members!  In addition to working with residents and community organizations, MHMS was created to work with and revitalize our local businesses.  This is one step in an on-going process.  The MHMS Business Members listed here contribute and adapt to our vibrant neighborhood by embracing change.

2021 Business Membership includes:   Chilacates Mexican Street Food, Circle Properties, Citizens Bank, Cornerstone Real Estate, Crispy Dough Pizzeria, Dunkin', East Boston Savings Bank, Il Mondo Pizzeria, In The Cut Barbershop, International Halal Market, Kush Groove Shop, Laughing Monk Café, Lilly's Gourmet Pasta, Liz's Hair Care, Longwood Properties, Mike’s Donuts, Milkweed Cafe, ODB Liquors, Papa's Pizza Company, Penguin Pizza, Puddingstone Tavern, 7-Eleven Store, Solid Ground Café, Tremont House of Pizza, Trillfit, Spinney Insurance Agency, Inc., Tavern of Tales, The Mission Bar & Grill and Vanity Loft Salon.

Interested in joining?  Reach out to MHMS with the button below.

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Who we are

There are 100 small businesses in the Mission Hill neighborhood owned or managed by a large number of women and minorities.  Our community is comprised of world renowned medical and educational institutions, long-term residents, students and developers who work with the community to maintain the vibrancy and history of Mission Hill.  MHMS district works nonstop to preserve, sustain and improve its diverse neighborhood as a destination for large student populations and the local Boston community.

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Circle Members

Supporting our mission

MHMS has created several membership levels to help us support programs and our mission, which is in part, to "foster community spirit and collaboration in Mission Hill."  We welcome Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, City of Boston Credit Union, Mission Hill American Legion Post 327, Needham Bank, New England Baptist Hospital, Northeastern University and Wentworth Institute of Technology as a part of the Circle Membership effort.

For more information regarding individual donations through MHMS decals or Circle Membership levels, please contact us at mainstreetsellenwalker@gmail.com or call 617.232.0182.

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Meet Your Neighbor

Welcome to MHMS' Meet Your Neighbor segment of our website.  

Join us in welcoming the City of Boston Credit Union to the area.  It is worth going to Westland Avenue to see how unique the design of the branch is!

The City of Boston Credit Union has opened the doors of its brand new branch at 2 Westland Avenue! Branch manager Jennifer Sajous looks forward to meeting her new neighbors and serving the community with convenient and affordable access to financial products and services. Jen has worked at the credit union for over 18 years in branches across the city, after beginning her career as a teller at the credit union's Dorchester branch. She is working on her certification as a financial educator to be able to further serve the community through financial education.

The Westland Ave location opened in November 2020 and offers state-of-the-art features including a cafe-style facility and interactive teller machines. The branch features custom artwork honoring the City of Boston, neighboring Symphony Hall and World Class Music Schools.  The location is currently operating Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm, with extended hours on Thursdays until 6 pm and Saturdays 8 am - Noon.

Since its establishment in 1915, City of Boston Credit Union has followed the universal credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.” CBCU believes in the importance of giving back to the communities it serves and participates in dozens of initiatives each year from youth and sports groups to charitable and educational organizations.

City of Boston Credit Union offers membership to those that live, work or attend school in Suffolk, Norfolk and Middlesex counties, as well as, City of Boston and Commonwealth of Massachusetts employees; plus Students, Alumni, Faculty, Employees, and Retirees of Northeastern University.

For more information about the CBCU, visit cityofbostoncu.com.

 

Thank you for your support.

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Boston Main Streets

Lasting Impact

Boston Main Streets is a network of 20 Main Streets Organizations that use a comprehensive revitalization approach to create, build and sustain healthy commercial districts

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Brigham and Women's Hospital

Corporate Buddy

Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH, "The Brigham") is located adjacent to Harvard Medical School, of which it is the second largest teaching affiliate. It is the largest hospital of the Longwood Medical and Academic Area in Boston, Massachusetts, US. With Massachusetts General Hospital, it is one of the two founding members of Partners HealthCare, the largest healthcare provider in Massachusetts.  BWH has been Mission Hill Main Streets Corporate Buddy for over 20 years.  

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New England Baptist Hospital

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New England Baptist Hospital will transform the lives of those we serve by promoting wellness, restoring function, lessening disability, alleviating pain, and advancing knowledge in musculoskeletal diseases and related disorders.

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Northeastern University

Lasting Impact

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education and research.

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Circle Members

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Northeastern University, City of Boston Credit Union, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, New England Baptist Hospital, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Needham Bank, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Mission Hill American Legion Post 327 are all Circle Members of Mission Hill Main Streets.  


Their annual support of our mission and programs benefits residents, students and business owners.

 

Contact Mission Hill Main Streets

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MHMS Board of Directors

Eric Alden, Vice President, Gar Chiang, President, Dermot Doyne, Christine Dwyer, Michael Fitzgerald, Toni Komst, Clerk, Chorlette O'Neill, Shirma Pierre, Johanna Sena and Gary Walling, Treasurer.

MHMS Advisory Board

       Patricia Fitzgerald, Richard Quiroga, Richard Rouse, Michel Soltani, Enoch Woodhouse and Joseph Wong