Primarily residential neighborhood of Boston , once considered a "garden suburb", today's residents of Roslindale are still attracted to the neighborhood's natural beauty. Locals walk and bike in the Arnold Arboretum, a 265-acre oasis that is part of Frederick Law Olmstead's Emerald Necklace. Many of the neighborhoods large colonial homes are being converted into condos to accommodate the influx of young professionals and families. Roslindale Village is the city's original Main Street district and now one of the city's most vibrant, featuring several bistros, unique shops, and wireless Internet access. Roslindale Village serves as a local shopping district centered around Adams Park, while Washington Street is the main thoroughfare of the community. The first Main Streets organization in the City of Boston, Roslindale Village Main Street, supports local business owners and organizes a number of annual events to showcase the neighborhood. The MBTA Orange Line and Commuter Rail provide commuters with easy access to downtown.