The neighborhood includes brownstone townhomes, five-to-six story apartment buildings, and brick walk-ups that were constructed between 1880 and 1930. The area has many restaurants and small independently owned shops. Fenway is apart of the Emerald Necklace park system, which links parkways and waterways in Boston and Brookline. Fenway also has access to public transit being on the green line of the T, with the stops of Fenway, Kenmore, Boston University East, and Blandford Street. The area also has access to many bus routes such as buses 19, 47, 55, 57, 60, 65, 8 and 9. Residents within Fenway are also close to the Massachusetts Turnpike and Storrow Drive, which makes easy traveling for in and out of the city. The neighborhood is also close to Star Market and Whole Foods for grocery needs.