In the center of Springfield, Massachusetts, you'll find the neighborhood of Upper Hill. With over 7,000 people in an area of less than one square mile, this densely populated region has mostly residential streets and many Victorian homes. In fact, Springfield is known as the City of Homes, because of the large number of Victorian homes throughout the city. But that's just one of Springfield's nicknames, as it's also called The City of Firsts, The City of Progress, A City in the Forest, Hoop City, and The Metropolis of Western New England. With more than 150,000 people and plenty of shops, restaurants, and attractions, you'll find plenty to do, see, and experience here.