Step In The Right Direction

Brockton is a 35-minute train ride from Boston’s South Station and a century removed from its thriving era as an industrial hub that nearly 100 shoe companies called home.
The decline of the city’s manufacturing base brought rising crime and poverty, and the post-war suburban boom emptied the downtown of many of its stores and restaurants. In 2015, the downtown has emerged as the focus of a multi-pronged strategy to rebuild the city’s core.