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South End duplex boasts fine architectural details

South End duplex boasts fine architectural details

It may seem like many of the traditional residences that populate the South End, but the red brick row house at 619 Massachusetts Ave. is far from ordinary. Inside its stately exterior lies a beautiful parlor-level duplex, Unit 1, that offers a charming marriage of authentic detailing and contemporary elements that creates a union of style and function. The fact that the South End is listed on... Read Full Story

Two-bedroom Back Bay condo has three fireplaces

Two-bedroom Back Bay condo has three fireplaces

At the southwest corner of Fairfield Street and Commonwealth Avenue is a magnificent Queen Anne-style home that houses five beautiful condominiums. It has a varied history. Designed by William Whitney Lewis, the brick mansion was built in 1876 for Asa Perkins Potter, a banker and real estate investor who subsequently built eight other homes along Fairfield Street between Commonwealth Avenue and... Read Full Story

Premier Back Bay townhouse to feature five exquisite condos

Premier Back Bay townhouse to feature five exquisite condos

After years of debate among the Commonwealth, the city land commissioners and the Boston Water Company, the Commonwealth in 1859 first began filling the Back Bay tidal flats block by block from the Public Garden at Arlington Street to Clarendon Street. One of the earliest homes to be built on the new land was the Gibson House, now a Victorian house museum, constructed on Beacon Street in 1860. A... Read Full Story

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Stunning Beacon Hill home is a spectacular September sale

Stunning Beacon Hill home is a spectacular September sale

Overlooking the Public Garden on the Flat of Beacon Hill at 88 Beacon St. is a high-parlor residence with 3,857 square feet of space that has been sold. Tracy Campion of Campion and Company Real Estate was the listing broker for the spectacular condominium, Unit 3, and John Ranco and Joe DeAngelo of Hammond Residential Real Estate were the selling brokers. The condo, comprising a parlor level, a... Read Full Story

Design Center introduces trends for 2015

Design Center introduces trends for 2015

What happens when a thousand designers gather for two days? The Boston Design Center Fall Market. Billed as two days of design immersion, the event rocked the halls of the recently redecorated Design Center with presentations, panel discussions, workshops and open houses, putting the spotlight on what’s new and gorgeous for the stylish home. Jamestown Properties, best known for the... Read Full Story

South End house tour to highlight six homes Oct. 18

South End house tour to highlight six homes Oct. 18

Behind the brick bow fronts and flat facades of the Victorian-era homes in the South End are many treasures, and on Saturday, Oct. 18, homeowners of six residences will open their doors to visitors for the 46th annual South End house tour. The tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18, rain or shine, and tickets on the day of the tour will be available at the Boston Center for the Arts,... Read Full Story

Exquisite Beacon Hill home is a spectacular sale

Exquisite Beacon Hill home is a spectacular sale

One of Beacon Hill’s finest and earliest homes, a Federal-style townhouse at 22 Chestnut St. with a stunning landscaped courtyard and a four-car heated garage, has been sold for $9.2 million. Tracy Campion of Campion and Company Real Estate was the listing broker for the seven-bedroom home; Lisa Flashenburg of Legal Edge Real Estate in Canton was the selling broker. Designed by architect Asher... 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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Downtown Crossing walking tour

The Listing Information Network is sponsoring a walking tour featuring Downtown Crossing from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. The rain date is Thursday, Oct. 30. The event will include an overview of the Millennium Tower development and a hard-hat tour of the Burnham Building, including the Roche Bros. grocery store and Primark, the Irish fashion retailer, both of which will be moving into the building next year. First Republic Bank and Millennium Tower will host a reception at the sales center, 40 Franklin St. The tour will begin at the sales center, focusing on the emerging neighborhood. Cost... Read Full Blog Post

Tours wind down for ‘Old Ironsides’

The USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship afloat, will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday until Oct. 19. Then the ship will be open only from Thursday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until further notice. A demonstration sail is scheduled Friday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a 21-gun salute off Fort Independence at Castle Island in South Boston at approximately 11 a.m. This is the final season that visitors can tour the Constitution at her berth until 2018, as the ship will enter dry dock next March for restoration work that is anticipated to... Read Full Blog Post