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Back Bay parlor duplex includes skylights

Back Bay parlor duplex includes skylights

Marlborough Street, even from its earliest time, has been a desirable and coveted location, and between Exeter and Fairfield streets at 230 Marlborough stands a handsome brick bay front home designed by prominent architect Samuel D. Kelley. Edwin Chapin built the townhouse between 1880 and 1881, and the first owner was real estate investor and broker Fredrick Whitwell. The Whitwell family lived... Read Full Story

Seaport loft has flexible space and deeded parking

Seaport loft has flexible space and deeded parking

Designer loft living continues to make a statement in South Boston/Seaport neighborhood. Not far from the Broadway MBTA station where luxury condominiums are popping up on the skyline, the Lofts at 36A add certain panache to the neighborhood. An upscale boutique building featuring 25 residences, it offers a prime opportunity to embrace premier urban lifestyle not far from Downtown, the South End... Read Full Story

South End penthouse has roof deck, parking

South End penthouse has roof deck, parking

Between Tremont Street and Shawmut Avenue is Union Park, a lovely park created in 1851 to entice Bostonians to settle in the South End. Beautiful Italianate row houses were constructed in the ensuing years. At 15 Union Park, at the southerly end of the fenced greenspace with gurgling fountains, is a handsome four-story brick bow front building with a white-painted carved stone entablature above... Read Full Story

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Millennium Tower to feature izakaya

Millennium Tower to feature izakaya

When Millennium Tower Boston opens next summer, it will be only a matter of a few months before Downtown Crossing will showcase an extraordinary new restaurant, Pabu Boston. The 7,800-square-foot restaurant will occupy part of the first and second levels of the 60-story glass and steel tower now under construction at One Franklin St. Its floor-to-ceiling windows will overlook Shoppers’ Plaza, a... Read Full Story

Beacon Hill home with garage, wraparound terrace is a top sale

Beacon Hill home with garage, wraparound terrace is a top sale

An early Federal-style Beacon Hill townhouse at 4 Pinckney St. is among June’s spectacular sales. The recently renovated 3,328-square-foot home with five-plus bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths was sold June 4 for $2,380,000. Tracy Campion of Campion and Company Real Estate was the listing broker, and Allison Mazer of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty was the selling broker. The flat... Read Full Story

Longtime South End resident Doe Sprogis, 83, dies

Longtime South End resident Doe Sprogis, 83, dies

The quality of life in the South End can be attributed in great part to Doe Sprogis who with her husband, David, advocated not only for the preservation of the neighborhood but also for the arts. Born Doris Aubuchon, she grew up in the western part of Massachusetts and attended Chicopee High School and Springfield College before setting her sights on Boston and a career in advertising. She first... Read Full Story

Restoration officially begins on nation’s oldest warship

Restoration officially begins on nation’s oldest warship

You won’t see the USS Constitution sailing in Boston Harbor this summer, or next. However, you will get to see history in the remaking. This week, the 73rd commanding officer of the USS Constitution, Cmdr. Sean D. Kearns, and Anne Grimes Rand, president of the USS Constitution Museum, ceremoniously removed the first sheet of copper from the ship’s hull, marking the official start of the... 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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Lecture to celebrate French-American bonds

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  In conjunction with the Boston arrival of the French frigate “L’Hermione” in mid-July, the Shirley-Eustis House, 33 Shirley St., Roxbury, will present a special program from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 11. A reception will be held from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. at the historic mansion, followed by a free lecture in the Carriage House, which was once part of the Isabella Stewart Gardner estate in Brookline. The reception tickets are $25 per person. Dr. Robert A. Selig, project historian to the National Park Service for the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic... Read Full Blog Post

Keys to the House

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HomeStart will host its annual summer cocktail party fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the Mills Gallery at the Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St. Many members of the Greater Boston real estate community, who have found success in the housing market, participate in this event as a way to give back to the community. HomeStart was founded in 1994 to provide housing search and stabilization services to homeless individuals and families and to prevent people from becoming homeless. Last year the agency succeeded in placing 196 families and individuals into housing,... Read Full Blog Post





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