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Between 1869 and 1873 architect Frederick B. Pope designed and built 29 homes on the south side of Beacon Street, between Exeter...

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Downtown luxury loft has gas fireplace, flexible space

Downtown luxury loft has gas fireplace, flexible space

A luxury building offering one of the finest loft-style living experiences in Boston, the Ottello at 106-112 Beach St. is part of the distinctive Leather District. Once called South Cove, this neighborhood transformed from wharves to become the hub of New England’s shoe and leather industry during the late 19th century and eventually earned a spot on the National Register of Historic... Read Full Story

Waterfront penthouse triplex is sophisticated

Waterfront penthouse triplex is sophisticated

Burroughs Wharf at 50 Battery St. sits at the edge of the Boston Harbor, mere steps from both the vibrancy of the Waterfront and the historic North End. It’s not often that a residence becomes available at this exclusive address, considered as one of the most coveted luxury waterfront developments. But today, Carmela Laurella of CL Waterfront Properties is listing Penthouse 4, a... Read Full Story

South Boston multi-family has potential

South Boston multi-family has potential

A real estate boom is going on in South Boston. Investors and developers are competing with buyers eager to move into the neighborhood that is becoming the place to live in the city. Low inventory and high demand are driving prices for multi-families to record levels. So, the time certainly seems right to act quickly and make the move into this neighborhood rich in urban history, yet on the cusp... Read Full Story

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Boston Preservation Alliance to presents 12 awards

Boston Preservation Alliance to presents 12 awards

Ten projects throughout the city will receive outstanding achievement awards from the Boston Preservation Alliance in a celebration at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall. Also will be two people awards. For the past 26 years the alliance has been singling out various entities that represent historic preservation and new construction compatible to the built... Read Full Story

Median sale prices of condos increase from a year ago

Median sale prices of condos increase from a year ago

Condo sales in July decreased from a year ago and just a month ago, but the median sale price from a year ago in the 11 neighborhoods covered by Boston Homes increased 5.5 percent, rising from $469,000 to $495,000. Yet, the median selling price was higher in June at $552,500. July sales fell 12.5 percent from a year ago and 16.5 percent from June. The volume was 483 in July, compared to 552 a... Read Full Story

Luxury condos slated for Beacon Hill

Luxury condos slated for Beacon Hill

A six-story steel and concrete building at the corner of Mount Vernon and Joy streets on Beacon Hill has been sold for $11.5 million and is slated for development of luxurious condominiums. The Unitarian Universalist Association had used the 25,336-square-foot building at 39-41 Mount Vernon St. for 17 years as offices for its publishing house, Beacon Press. Mount Vernon Partners LLC, a joint... Read Full Story

South End Victorian townhouse is a spectacular sale

South End Victorian townhouse is a spectacular sale

A beautiful single-family Victorian home in the South End at 157 Warren Ave., opposite Hayes Park, is among recent spectacular sales. The townhouse in recent years was meticulously restored, preserving and/or replicating period details and adding the finest of 21st century amenities. John Neale and Brad Sprogis of Sprogis & Neale Real Estate listed the 4,100-square-foot home, and Ethan... Read Full Story

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Arts festival to include fireworks

The 12th annual Boston Ahts Festival will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31, at Christopher Columbus Park. The festival will feature a custom-built artists’ village in the center of the park, housing more than 40 visual artists and craftsmen exhibiting and selling their works of art. A waterfront stage will host performances by the PBS radio storytelling program The Moth, the Animal Hospital Ensemble featuring upwards of 20 musicians surrounding the audience with experimental music, and poet and local author Nick Flynn reciting his poetry. Bigfoot Wallace will... Read Full Blog Post

‘Transit’ wins city competition

Adam O’Day’s brilliantly hued creation, “Transit,” has won the city’s Portrait of a City competition, which celebrates the spirit of contemporary Boston. O’Day, who has a studio at the Distillery in South Boston, was among dozens of local artists who submitted two-dimensional pieces of art last spring. The Boston Art Commission and the mayor’s office chose five semi-finalists, and the public was invited to vote and select the winner. The purpose of the competition was to highlight and showcase the work of local artists, said Mayor Martin J. Walsh. “Arts and culture has always... Read Full Blog Post


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