Best known for its history, this city is referred to as the Cradle of Liberty for a veritable million reasons. Your new home could be found just within walking distance of Beacon Hill, Bunker Hill, the Boston Harbor, The First Church of Christ, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the iconic dome of the Massachusetts State House, or any one of a mind-blowing number of monuments and historic sites spread throughout the city. But Boston isn't just about the past; Boston is also home to the The Institute of Contemporary Art, a thriving theater scene, a well-developed local music scene, a top-notch literary community, and many other noteworthy arts and culture attractions. The city also has a several classical music ensembles, including the Boston Pops Orchestra, an opera company, a ballet, and many professional sports teams. The city is known for being an international center for research and higher education, as well. Boston is home to Harvard University, Boston University, Boston College, Berklee College of Music, Brandeis University, the Boston Conservatory, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and several other institutions of higher learning. Due to this fact, the city's economy is somewhat oriented around research, technological development, and education, with tourism, healthcare, and financial services rounding out the regional financial picture.
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