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Curbed Boston

Lexington Tudor on sale for $1.17M includes nautical painting built into the living room

April 19th, 2018 | Curbed Boston

Vaulted ceilings The nine-room, 2,673-square-foot Tudor at 19 Hancock Street in Lexington near the site of the famous Revolutionary War battle includes a nautical painting built into the living room wall. And why not? The house was designed nearly 100 years ago for a naval architect, according to the Coldwell Banker listing for the property—which […]

Proposed South Boston apartment building across from the T would not include space for cars

April 19th, 2018 | Curbed Boston

Hint: It’s across from the T Developers Christopher Roche and Thomas Falcucci have submitted plans to the Boston Planning and Development Agency to replace an auto-shop at 603 Dorchester Avenue in South Boston with 25 one-bedroom apartments—without on-site parking. The rationale is simple, as the developers explain in their proposal: “Located within 200 feet of […]

Bright Southie single-family with finished basement on sale for $1.53M

April 18th, 2018 | Curbed Boston

‘Airbnb opportunity’ The 3,142-square-foot single-family at 756 East Broadway on South Boston’s east side includes a finished basement and four living levels total. The house has the potential for six bedrooms, and includes a small backyard as well the opportunity to rent a parking space for $250 a month. Speaking of options, the listing from […]

Boston Airbnb battle re-erupts with mass email from room-sharing giant

April 18th, 2018 | Curbed Boston

Did someone say 30-day cap? Airbnb sent a mass email April 17 to an undisclosed number of its Boston customers, criticizing City Councilor Michelle Wu’s supposed proposals for restricting the room-sharing giant’s activity in the city. The email touched off a round of recriminations, mostly over social media, with Wu and her supporters noting that […]

Waban contemporary with five bedrooms and a landscaped yard on sale for $5.3M

April 18th, 2018 | Curbed Boston

Five full baths too The 7,988-square-foot contemporary at 48 Bonnybrook Road in the Waban section of Newton dates from just 2003. The airy interior bears the marks of that relative newness—plus the house comes with some serious size for the area. There’s that square-footage, for starters; and then there’s the potential for at least five […]

Salem house dating from 1820s now more than $300,000 cheaper

April 18th, 2018 | Curbed Boston

Renovations in order The house at 5 Oliver Street near the Salem Common in uber-historic Salem dates from around 1820. It has not sold since 1998, when it went for about $260,000 in today’s money. It’s been on the market since June 2017, when the 4,000-square-foot spread was asking $1.2 million. It’s now asking $301,000 […]

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