Fenway is named after the main thoroughfare, the Fenway, laid out by Frederick Law Olmsted.
Maybe most recognized as the home of the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park, Fenway/Kenmore additionally boasts most of Boston’s leading cultural institutions, which include Symphony Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts. Also, Fenway/Kenmore possesses a solid academic presence, which includes Boston Latin School, the first public school in America, and a multitude of higher learning institutions. The majority of these undergraduate students and young people all throughout the city, are attracted to its lively clubs and bars alongside Lansdowne Street. The Fenway is an additional central thoroughfare which encircles the Back Bay Fens, the community's pre-eminent green space that was engineered by Frederick Law Olmsted.