Though of little geographical size, its history and character speak a lot more volume. The spectacular historic buildings with roof-trim and copper-clad windows, including the Federal Period Townhouses, the later century houses graced with Art Deco architectural details including Victorian architecture, and the awesomely mapped out streets bearing different unique designs. The residential section is lined with 1800s style red-brick row houses found between Back Bay, Shawmut
, South End and the Theatre District.
Isabella Street, designed in a French Renaissance manner, anchors the French National Church “Our Lady of Victories Church. The church was established in1880 by the Marist Fathers from France. Fayette street is filled with houses built in English Neoclassic style. The Melrose Street anchors the Greek-style townhouses, whereas the Stuart Street is crafted in the Art Deco architectural style, including the Art Deco warehouses where the 19th-century Film industry was established. The Bay Village also anchors The Saunders Castle, popularly addressed as The Caste. The house was built in 1714 by a private military organization for the First Corps of Cadets. Today the Castle is used in hosting special exhibits, shows, events and conferences and is managed by the Park Plaza Hotel.