May 6, 2016
A beautiful house deserves a beautiful garden. At the Nathaniel Allen House in West Newton, the Junior League of Boston 2016 Designer Show House, the interior has been transformed from a diamond-in-the-rough to a sparkling gem, and a brilliant garden surrounds it with bursts of jewel-like color.
Edward MacLean, whose landscape design firm, Potted Up, has designed and installed the... Read Full Story
May 5, 2016
Median selling prices of condos and cooperatives in March in the 11 city neighborhoods covered by Boston Homes inched up from a month earlier, but the sales volume jumped dramatically from February.
The March median sale among those neighborhoods was a $599,000 condo at 201 Savin Hill Ave. in Dorchester. It has two bedrooms, two baths and 1,350 square feet of space. In February the median selling... Read Full Story
April 14, 2016
Members of the local design community were in their element during last week’s Boston Design Week. The third annual citywide festival touched on all aspects of design and the way design affects us. The Boston Design Center was at the epicenter.
The BDC, which has focused on events like this to reach out to designers and their clientele, hosted a number of sessions, highlighted by Miles Redd’s... Read Full Story
April 7, 2016
Between Fairfield and Gloucester streets in the Back Bay is a group of attached row houses built circa 1869 by Frederick B. Pope, an architect and builder who constructed as many as 30 Back Bay townhouses on speculation.
One of them, 391 Beacon St., was converted to two distinctive condominiums in 1999, and the penthouse, a 2,960-square-foot triplex, has just been sold for $3,550,000.
Susan Cohen... Read Full Story
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