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The extraordinary Back Bay penthouse at 187 Beacon St. is a luxurious home with an illustrious address. Built in 1866, the French...

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Parris Landing penthouse triplex has gourmet kitchen

Parris Landing penthouse triplex has gourmet kitchen

Within the Charlestown Navy Yard is a huge complex that was once known as Building 42 and was used as a machine shop. It was converted to apartments after the Navy yard was deactivated, and in 2005 the residences were converted to condominiums, designed by international designer Philippe Starck. Fast forward a decade, and the development, called Parris Landing, thrives. Located at 42 Eighth St.,... Read Full Story

Jamaica Plain townhouse offers flexibility

Jamaica Plain townhouse offers flexibility

Meticulously and lovingly maintained, this charming townhouse could be the poster child for a familiar real estate maxim – move-in ready. Nestled on a sweet dead-end street in central Jamaica Plain, this attractive home at 12 Cheshire St., built in 2001, was crafted as an urban retreat but one with classic 19th century “brownstone” elements, such as a prettily landscaped front “yard”... Read Full Story

New Charlestown townhouse exudes charm

New Charlestown townhouse exudes charm

Nestled within one of Charlestown’s newest, attractive residential communities, Warren Green, completed in 2013, this four-level townhouse has exceptional features, details and perks inside and out. Nancy Hayford Kueny of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty has listed this three-bedroom home at $1,500,000. Focused around a typical New England town style green/common creating an intimate... Read Full Story

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Vivien Li heads to Pittsburgh

Vivien Li heads to Pittsburgh

Vivien Li, president of the Boston Harbor Association, who has advocated for betterment of Boston’s waterfront for more than two decades, has accepted the appointment as president and chief executive officer of Riverlife in Pittsburgh, effective Oct. 1. Riverlife is a public-private partnership that works with property owners, city officials and community organizations to build Pittsburgh’s... Read Full Story

Exquisite Beacon Hill mansion is a spectacular sale

Exquisite Beacon Hill mansion is a spectacular sale

An elegant Beacon Hill mansion at 56 Beacon St. with five bedrooms, six baths and two half baths was June’s most expensive sale. The stately 10,858-square-foot Federal-style brick bow front home, which also has an elevator and a four-car garage, sold June 30 for $11.5 million. Tracy Campion of Campion and Company Real Estate was the listing broker, and Shelagh Brennan of Cabot & Company... Read Full Story

Spacious Clarendon condo is a spectacular Back Bay sale

Spacious Clarendon condo is a spectacular Back Bay sale

  In the heart of the Back Bay, high above the row houses of the Back Bay and the South End, rises a 33-story, full-service luxury building, the Clarendon. Built in 2009, the mixed-use building has 103 condominiums plus 178 luxury apartments and a restaurant. The five-star amenities include an exclusive health and fitness club, a library, a children’s playroom and a large roof deck with an... Read Full Story

Median sale prices are increasing in some areas

Median sale prices are increasing in some areas

  The median selling price in the Back Bay/Midtown neighborhood fell below $1 million in May, although 29 million-dollar sales were recorded. The top sale was the $12.5 million residence at the Mandarin Oriental. A total of 405 sales were completed in May, compared to 282 in April. Last year there were 424 condo sales in the 11 neighborhoods covered by Boston Homes – Back Bay/Midtown;... Read Full Story

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Stay Cool for Next to Nothing: Power Down the AC on National Ceiling Fan Day

Stay Cool for Next to Nothing: Power Down the AC on National Ceiling Fan Day

(NewsUSA) – The kids are back in school, football season is starting and fall is around the corner, which means it is time to turn down the air conditioner and rely a little more on your ceiling fan to save energy and money.
This September 18 marks th…


Every Room Tells a Story if You Set the Stage

Every Room Tells a Story if You Set the Stage

(NewsUSA) – Remember the last time you walked into a professionally designed home and marveled at its beauty? Chances are, the designer carefully planned the interior finishings — like crown mouldings and interior doors. While trim and doors have a ma…



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Church redevelopment approved

Church redevelopment approved

The iconic Holy Trinity German Church and its rectory at 136 Shawmut Ave. in the South End will be redeveloped. The Boston Redevelopment Authority last month approved a proposal to add a new eight-story steel structure with a glass curtain wall within the existing walls of the church, rising from the stone cornice. The Roxbury puddingstone façade and 110-foot-high steeple will be cleaned and refurbished. Patrick Keely, a prolific church architect who designed more than a dozen churches in Boston alone, including the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, designed Holy Trinity in 1874. The Gothic-style... Read Full Blog Post

Stunning triplex at Waterworks is a spectacular sale

Stunning triplex at Waterworks is a spectacular sale

Built in the 1880s, the landmark Chestnut Hill Waterworks overlooking an expansive reservoir was mothballed in 1981. Twenty-six years later, the property was redeveloped., and in one of those buildings, four luxurious residences were created, designed by noted architect Graham Gund. One of those residences, a grand, 6,419-square-foot triplex at 2446 Beacon St., is among June’s spectacular sales. Michael Carucci of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty had listed the home, and Beth Ferrari of Peabody Properties Inc. represented the buyer. The $2.9 million sale was recorded June 15 in the... Read Full Blog Post





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