Downtown Crossing is the major shopping district of Boston featuring famous department stores, retail shops, and many street vendors. It is closed to vehicular traffic allowing for a more comfortable shopping experience. The mix of upscale restaurants, causual dining, pubs and coffee shops are but a stroll to Boston's theaters. Nearly a quarter million pedestrians pass here daily, the largest pedestrian traffic in New England.
Over 200 retailers including Macy's, H&M, Borders, TJMaxx, Elizabeth Grady, health & beauty shops, plus 300 independent jewelers. Luxury Hotels: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Ames Hotel, Hyatt Regency Boston, and the prestigious Omni Parker House. Fidelity Investments, Bank of America, Suffolk University, Emerson College as well as federal and state courthouses are found here.