The North End, Boston’s “ Little Italy” is known for its Italian heritage, food and feasts. As Boston’s’ oldest neighborhood with history dating back to the early 1600’s, the North End is an extremely desirable place to live. Its geographic location places it between the Rose Kennedy Greenway and Boston Harbor sets itself apart from other neighborhoods, creating a quiet tight knit community. The North End is truly a neighborhood in every sense of the word. No other neighborhood in Boston Proper can boast a quiet serenity quite like the North End.