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Downtown Boston Apartments

Downtown Crossing is a shopping district in Boston, Massachusetts, located due south of the Boston Common and west of the Financial District. It features large department stores — at one time including the flagship stores of both the Filene’s and Jordan Marsh chains (a large Macy’s department store replaced Jordan Marsh’s Downtown Crossing location in 1996 following the merger between the chains) — as well as restaurants, music stores, souvenirs, general retail establishments, and many street vendors. During the day, Downtown Crossing bustles with activity.

It is also home to the world-famous department store Filene’s Basement. The flagship store is underground — literally in the basement of the former Filene’s department store (The two stores, formerly under the same ownership, were disassociated in 1988). The building housing the two stores was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Suffolk University Law School is located in Downtown Crossing.

The Downtown Crossing subway station directly serves Downtown Crossing. The State Street and Park Street stations are within walking distance. Silver Line service is also available.

A local a cappella group/vocal band has named themselves after Downtown Crossing.

In early 2006, the Filene’s landmark flagship store was closed and was consolidated in the existing Macy’s store. Filene’s Basement remains in the same location, as the merger did not affect that chain.