Boston Police Department - District A1 20 Vine St, Charlestown, MA02129 The police station in Charlestown is the only substation in the city of Boston -- large enough to handle a variety of…More calls from Charlestown but compact enough to suit the smallest neighborhood in the city. Cars are dispatched from the station to other parts of Boston but several patrol officers who spend their hours exclusively in Charlestown are also based out of the station. Officers have a strong relationship with the Charlestown Youth Task Force and the Charlestown Safety Committee.
City Square City Sq & Main St, Charlestown, MA02129 Known as "the Gateway to Boston," City Square marks the spot where Charlestown was original settled in the…More 17th Century. The park provides a surprising oasis at a major intersection and offers excellent views of downtown Boston. It features 70 different varieties of trees and perennials, as well as a fountain and monuments to Charlestown veterans and its historic role in the U.S. Navy. The park hosts dozens of civic events and may be used for private functions as well. It is maintained, in part, by the nonprofit organization Friends of City Square Park.
Boston Municipal Court Department, Charlestown Division 3 City Sq, Charlestown, MA02129 The Charlestown District of the Boston court system handles small claims and misdemeanor cases as well as some civil…More cases. The court was built on the site of one of an historic court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The front brickface pays homage to this fact with a plaque.
Super Duck Tours 100 Terminal St, Charlestown, MA02129 These buses take customers through a tour of Boston's historic streets and neighborhoods before transforming into a boat…More that dives into the Boston Harbor for a tour of the cities outlying waters. Tours last 90 minutes and include commentary and fun information from the driver/tour guide.
Boston Fire Department, Engine 50 34 Winthrop St, Charlestown, MA02129 With its brick Georgian Revival style architecture, this is the oldest firehouse in the City of Boston. Some of the…More details are striking, including windows with Doric pediments, a brass fire pole and part of the original tin ceiling. The firehouse is occasionally opened to the public as part of historic tours of Charlestown, but if you're in the neighborhood and want to take a peek inside, ask one of the firefighters stationed there for a quick tour. This is part of the city's District 3 unit.