Belmont was also the first neighborhood to see houses flipped and resold at much higher prices, in the early 2000s.
It has expanded with townhouses and apartments since its first single family homes were built in the 1960s.
Rezoning efforts here could help create more housing for students, and alleviate housing pressure on other parts of town.
The neighborhood was named for wealthy and educated Black families, “the Stars.” Here’s how it has changed.
This fall, we’re telling 19 stories about 19 neighborhoods using data, history and voices of the community.