Bay, Springfield, Massachusetts
The Bay neighborhood is located in Springfield, Massachusetts, near the city's geographic center, approximately two miles east of Metro Center, Springfield, Massachusetts. It contains 556 acres of land, plus streets and railroads. Bay is one of the smallest of the city's seventeen neighborhoods. Its boundaries are well defined: the Boston & Albany Railroad to the north; State Street to the south; Roosevelt Avenue to the east; and the former Highland Division Railroad and part of St. James Avenue to the west. 
Bay is one of the most racially diverse Springfield neighborhoods, featuring large numbers of African Americans, Hispanics, and Whites. Bay's housing stock features Victorian architecture and attractive, brick apartment buildings.