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  • 7 Back Bay open houses this weekend showcasing the Boston luxury market

    7 Back Bay open houses this weekend showcasing the Boston luxury market

    Nearly all of these are condos and each goes for multiple millions If you’re in the market for a splendid spread in probably the toniest neighborhood in Boston, there’s no shortage of such homes...

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  • 15 perfect spots for people-watching in Boston

    15 perfect spots for people-watching in Boston

    Shutterstock These include famed locations such as Boston Common and the Rose Kennedy Greenway as well as lesser-known vantages No doubt Boston is one of America’s most diverse and dynamic...

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  • Here’s what you need to know about Boston-area development this week

    Here’s what you need to know about Boston-area development this week

    flaunt Boston The sale of Newbury College, a private dorm for Northeastern, a Back Bay hotel pitch, a brouhaha in Newton—and more Critical Mass. is a weekly roundup of the most notable...

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  • Big reveal: A Jamaica Plain house with two bedrooms, two bathrooms

    Big reveal: A Jamaica Plain house with two bedrooms, two bathrooms

    Photos via Dave White/OwnerEntry A lot of Curbed Boston readers nailed this one—did you? Address: 97 Forbes Street Price: $820,000 The results: Some 30 percent of Curbed Boston readers guessed...

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  • Where to see fall foliage without leaving the Boston area

    Where to see fall foliage without leaving the Boston area

    Shutterstock These easy-to-reach spots include Stony Brook Reservation, Fresh Pond, and the Public Garden Sure, Boston-area residents and visitors can go to Western Mass. or up into northern...

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  • Back Bay hotel on Stanhope Street would rise to 240 feet

    Back Bay hotel on Stanhope Street would rise to 240 feet

    A Club Quarters in London. | Shutterstock Developers propose 300-room inn on the site of the Red Lantern restaurant A development team wants to build a 300-room hotel on Stanhope Street...

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  • Private Northeastern dormitory a model for other Boston schools, mayor says

    Private Northeastern dormitory a model for other Boston schools, mayor says

    Photos by flaunt Boston courtesy of ACC Mayor Marty Walsh touts new Columbus Avenue tower, which its builder calls Boston’s first developer-led, equity-financed student housing project A...

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  • Mass. single-family and condo sales up sharply at the end of summer

    Mass. single-family and condo sales up sharply at the end of summer

    Shutterstock Gains came despite median price increases, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors says Despite increases in median prices, sales of both single-family homes and condos in...

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  • Micromobility a macro solution to Boston-area congestion, study says

    Micromobility a macro solution to Boston-area congestion, study says

    Shutterstock INRIX report finds that nearly half the car trips in the Boston area are under 3 miles—how about biking or scootering instead? Micromobility could go a long way toward reducing...

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  • Here are median rents in 15 Boston-area towns and cities

    Here are median rents in 15 Boston-area towns and cities

    Shutterstock Boston second priciest in terms of median rents as of September, while Everett was third Cambridge and Boston were the most expensive municipalities to rent a one- or a...

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  • 11 Salem sites to visit this fall—including some that have nothing to do with witches

    11 Salem sites to visit this fall—including some that have nothing to do with witches

    Shutterstock Tourism for the Boston neighbor understandably spikes around Halloween, but there are plenty of non-witch attractions Tourism in Salem understandably spikes around Halloween as...

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  • 4 Boston parking lots slated for redevelopment

    4 Boston parking lots slated for redevelopment

    Boston Globe via Getty Images Lots in Back Bay, Bay Village, Dorchester, and Fort Point underscore a wider trend in changes in how Bostonians and out-of-towners get around A quartet of Boston...

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  • These $2,500 studios went fast in Cambridge’s Central Square

    These $2,500 studios went fast in Cambridge’s Central Square

    Nauset Construction More than half of its 46 units are leased—including the studios that started at $2,500 a month Construction has wrapped on the six-story, 46-unit Ten Essex apartment...

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  • Former Whiskey Priest site in the Seaport now hosting $10M condos

    Former Whiskey Priest site in the Seaport now hosting $10M condos

    Renderings courtesy of Cronin Development Seaport Boulevard tower with 114 condos expected to open in 2021 Developer Cronin Development has launched sales at the St. Regis Residences, Boston,...

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  • Is 13 stories too high in Newton?

    Is 13 stories too high in Newton?

    Rendering via Elkus Manfredi Multi-building complex would include hundreds of housing units, plus office space and retail, next to the Green Line The developers behind a proposal to build on a...

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  • Renovated South End house with roof deck on sale for nearly $5M

    Renovated South End house with roof deck on sale for nearly $5M

    Photos via Gibson Sotheby’s Three-story Cumberland Street property dating to 1888 built out to modern specs on the inside The bones of the seven-room, 3,290-square-foot house at 31 Cumberland...

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  • How much for a JP house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms?

    How much for a JP house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms?

    Colonial includes two decks too What/where: A two-bedroom, two-bathroom colonial at Forbes and Chestnut streets in Jamaica Plain Square footage: 1,293 The skinny: This house comes with two decks...

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  • Gillette Stadium: The ultimate guide to the home of the New England Patriots

    Gillette Stadium: The ultimate guide to the home of the New England Patriots

    Boston Globe via Getty Images How to get there, where to sit, what to eat, and why the Foxborough arena might never have happened without the Jackson 5—save this rundown for every game day ...

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  • 6 Beacon Hill open houses this weekend starting at $650K

    6 Beacon Hill open houses this weekend starting at $650K

    Selections in the historic neighborhood include several condos and rather large townhouse What is arguably Boston’s most historic neighborhood also happens to be one of its most expensive. Still,...

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  • Big reveal: A new East Boston two-bedroom

    Big reveal: A new East Boston two-bedroom

    Photos via Century 21 North East A sizable number of Curbed Boston readers nailed this one—did you? Address: 288 Princeton Street, #1 Price: $549,997 The results: A resounding 37 percent of...

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