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  • Co-living company Quarters looking to expand into Boston

    Co-living company Quarters looking to expand into Boston

    Timeline for any opening in the city still up in the air, but the likeliest locations are in downtown Quarters, which bills itself as the largest co-living provider in Europe and the United...

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  • Converted Brookline barn—stalls and all—on sale for $6.25M

    Converted Brookline barn—stalls and all—on sale for $6.25M

    Shingel-style conversion also includes vestiges of the old horse stalls The shingle-style house at 120 Rawson Road on Aspinwall Hill in Brookline began life in the late 1880s as a barn for a...

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  • Should Massachusetts join the Atlantic time zone?

    Should Massachusetts join the Atlantic time zone?

    Move would basically push daylight one hour deeper into the day during winter A Connecticut lawmaker’s proposal to move the Nutmeg State out of the Eastern Standard Time zone and into the Atlantic...

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  • Newbury Street’s last surface parking lot is for sale

    Newbury Street’s last surface parking lot is for sale

    Parcel at Newbury and Dartmouth streets expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars The family that has long owned a surface parking lot at Newbury and Dartmouth streets in Back Bay has put the...

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  • Cambridge’s most expensive listing includes 16 rooms and nine fireplaces

    Cambridge’s most expensive listing includes 16 rooms and nine fireplaces

    House near Harvard Square dates from 1888 The 16-room, nine-fireplace 8 Hubbard Park Road just to the west of Harvard Square is Cambridge’s most expensive listing at $9.8 million. It’s millions...

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  • Look for new Orange Line cars in the early spring now

    Look for new Orange Line cars in the early spring now

    Once expected before the end of 2018, they’re now anticipated sometime after mid-March The first six of 152 new Orange Line cars that had been expected to debut in January will instead start...

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  • 6 kinds of sites that could host new housing in Boston

    6 kinds of sites that could host new housing in Boston

    The city needs homes and fast—luckily, there are several places where apartment and condo buildings would fit nicely It is sometimes forgotten, but the surest way for Boston to ease its housing...

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  • Modern Marlborough Street townhouse with two roof decks drops for $9M

    Modern Marlborough Street townhouse with two roof decks drops for $9M

    Renovated Back Bay spread also includes an elevator to five floors The 14-room, 6,200-square-foot townhouse at 445-447 Marlborough Street in Back Bay is the product of both the combination of two...

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  • How much for a Jamaica Plain two-bedroom near Jackson Square?

    How much for a Jamaica Plain two-bedroom near Jackson Square?

    Price includes access to laundry and bike storage in the building What/where: A two-bedroom, one-bathroom condo on Centre Street near the Jackson Square area of Jamaica Plain Square footage:...

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  • Can Boston tax its way out of its housing crunch?

    Can Boston tax its way out of its housing crunch?

    Legislation also targets flippers—all in a bid to facilitate more units in housing-starved city The City Council on January 14 is expected to take up legislation that would tax up to 6 percent...

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  • Sit tight on that Mass. Pike-Soldiers Field Road project in Allston: It’s going to take a while

    Sit tight on that Mass. Pike-Soldiers Field Road project in Allston: It’s going to take a while

    Major Boston highway project likely to take much of the 2020s—and a lot of details remain uncertain The state’s plan to lower the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston to ground level and elevate a ...

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  • New Boston Elevated Railway map from 1925 shows how the system presaged the T

    New Boston Elevated Railway map from 1925 shows how the system presaged the T

    Last elevated train stopped rolling as recently as 2004 On June 25, 2004, the last elevated train stopped rolling in the Boston area. For more than a century before, that was how hundreds of...

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  • Leather District loft ‘for two guests, or two hundred’ on sale for $1.8M

    Leather District loft ‘for two guests, or two hundred’ on sale for $1.8M

    High ceilings, brick and beam, big windows, lots of space—yup, this South Street spread checks all the boxes The 2,511-square-foot Unit 5C at 107 South Street in Boston’s Leather District checks...

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  • 8 Brookline open houses this weekend for under $1M

    8 Brookline open houses this weekend for under $1M

    Remember, it’s free to look In Brookline, buyers find suburban amenities and an especially close proximity to Boston—but it comes with a price. The eight options in this weekend’s open house tour...

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  • Big reveal: A Mission Hill one-bedroom with central AC and laundry

    Big reveal: A Mission Hill one-bedroom with central AC and laundry

    A lot of readers nailed the asking for this spread near Longwood Medical Center Address: 70 Parker Hill Avenue, #402 Rent: $2,500* The results: Good job! A plurality of Curbed Boston readers (30...

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  • MBTA buses to include homage to Rosa Parks

    MBTA buses to include homage to Rosa Parks

    It will come via a decal on either front left windows or LED fixtures All buses in the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority system will have to include a sticker either on the front left...

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  • Boston city workers and volunteers clean up federal sites amid government shutdown

    Boston city workers and volunteers clean up federal sites amid government shutdown

    Bunker Hill monument in Charlestown, Thomas Park in South Boston among targeted spots Boston’s Public Works Department and resident volunteers have started cleaning up trash that has been piling...

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  • Medford Dutch gambrel with 11-foot ceilings in the basement drops for $888,000

    Medford Dutch gambrel with 11-foot ceilings in the basement drops for $888,000

    House also includes a walled fireplace in an open living room The 2,256-square-foot Dutch gambrel at 19 Summit Road in Medford includes 11-foot ceilings in the basement and a walled fireplace in...

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  • Two South End parking spaces on sale for $200,000 total

    Two South End parking spaces on sale for $200,000 total

    Don’t laugh—that’s a pretty good deal on Boston parking historically Two tandem parking spaces are on sale in the Rollins Square Garage at 25 Savoy Street in the fast-changing South End. The...

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  • 6 Boston neighborhoods to look in right now for apartment deals

    6 Boston neighborhoods to look in right now for apartment deals

    Each has an average rent below—sometimes well below—the Boston mean as of early January The Boston apartment market remains one of the most expensive in the nation as 2019 gets underway. But some...

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