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  • Should Boston ban cars from its downtown?

    Should Boston ban cars from its downtown?

    Shutterstock It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds In mid-October, San Francisco transit officials moved to ban cars along that city’s busy Market Street from near the shoreline to more than...

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  • Greenway building would add 29 condos starting at $2M-plus

    Greenway building would add 29 condos starting at $2M-plus

    Rendering courtesy of Hacin + Associates The proposed project at 55 India Street would also mean the end of yet another Boston parking lot Yet another Boston parking lot is likely disappearing...

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  • Weekend open house tour: 5 Boston two-bedrooms asking under $600K

    Weekend open house tour: 5 Boston two-bedrooms asking under $600K

    East Boston, South Boston, Dorchester, and elsewhere—these two-bedrooms can be found throughout the city The median sales price for all Boston condos as of the start of fall was $645,000,...

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  • Here’s what happened when Massachusetts repealed rent control in the 1990s

    Here’s what happened when Massachusetts repealed rent control in the 1990s

    Shutterstock As the debate goes on over whether to bring back rent control, it’s worth noting what happened to rents and tenants following decontrol after 1994 When Massachusetts last debated...

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  • JP Italianate with five bedrooms asks $2.1M

    JP Italianate with five bedrooms asks $2.1M

    Photos via Cervone Deegan & Associates The house with bones dating from 1880 includes 10 rooms total and a sizable backyard The 10-room, 3,634-square-foot Italianate farmhouse a 10 Harris...

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  • What $600,000 buys around Quincy now

    What $600,000 buys around Quincy now

    Photos via Granite Group Realtors The sum definitely commands an entire house as these listings in Adams Shore, West Quincy, Quincy Center, and elsewhere prove Welcome to Curbed Comparisons,...

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  • Shiny Dorchester two-bedroom with two porches asks under $425K

    Shiny Dorchester two-bedroom with two porches asks under $425K

    Photos via Popular Properties The Pope’s Hill spread includes one bathroom as well Unit 2 at 39 South Munroe Terrace in Dorchester’s Pope’s Hill area is the product of a renovation that has...

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  • South Boston inn latest to join city’s mini-hotel boom

    South Boston inn latest to join city’s mini-hotel boom

    Photos courtesy of City Point Realty The first Cambria-brand hotel in Massachusetts plans to host a grand opening at its 6 West Broadway site The backers of the first Cambria brand hotel in...

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  • South Boston hotel latest to join city’s mini-hospitality boom

    South Boston hotel latest to join city’s mini-hospitality boom

    Photos courtesy of City Point Realty The first Cambria-brand hotel in Massachusetts plans to host a VIP unveiling at its 6 West Broadway site The backers of the first Cambria brand hotel in...

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  • How to get to and from Logan Airport without a car

    How to get to and from Logan Airport without a car

    Boston Globe via Getty Images There are too many cars anyway at New England’s busiest transit hub In October, Boston’s Logan Airport started phasing in its long-anticipated pickup and fee...

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  • Massachusetts home sales pick up in October

    Massachusetts home sales pick up in October

    Shutterstock A new realtors report regarding pending deals highlights an ongoing trend in the commonwealth’s housing market Pending home sales in Massachusetts picked up in October versus the...

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  • TD Garden: The ultimate guide to the home of the Bruins

    TD Garden: The ultimate guide to the home of the Bruins

    NBAE via Getty Images How to get there, where to sit, what to eat—and more—regarding New England’s biggest indoor arena If you’re visiting TD Garden at 101 Legends Way in Boston’s West End...

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  • The 23 best things to do in the Boston area with kids, mapped

    The 23 best things to do in the Boston area with kids, mapped

    Shutterstock A seasonally definitive guide to family-friendly fun in the Boston area Due to its compact, historic neighborhoods and pleasant New England waterfronts, Boston is probably...

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  • Boston third priciest city globally for renters: report

    Boston third priciest city globally for renters: report

    Shutterstock A new analysis highlights a gnawing challenge for tenants and a depthless goldmine for landlords: the Boston rental market heading into 2020 Boston is the third most expensive city...

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  • Seaport loft with 18-foot ceilings asks nearly $1,000 a foot

    Seaport loft with 18-foot ceilings asks nearly $1,000 a foot

    Photos via Compass A deal, right? The unit in the Seaport Lofts includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms Unit 5C at the Seaport Lofts at 437 D Street in—where else?—the Seaport District...

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  • 29 Boston-area military memorials and monuments, mapped

    29 Boston-area military memorials and monuments, mapped

    Shutterstock These markers include the oldest Revolutionary War, Vietnam War, and Afghanistan/Iraq memorials in the U.S. These memorials and monuments commemorate events, battles, and wars...

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  • What $750,000 buys around Boston now

    What $750,000 buys around Boston now

    These newer listings are in the South End, Brighton, East Boston, and elsewhere Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount...

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  • How much for a Somerville single-family near a future Green Line stop?

    How much for a Somerville single-family near a future Green Line stop?

    The house includes five bedrooms—what say you re: the price? What/where: A five-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom single-family at Derby and Temple streets in Somerville’s Ten Hills area Square...

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  • Tiny Eastie two-bedroom packs a lot in

    Tiny Eastie two-bedroom packs a lot in

    Photos via NextGen Realty The Jeffries Point spread runs to 509 square feet, but it does include a private deck Unit 2 at 124 Everett Street in busy East Boston’s Jeffries Point packs a lot...

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  • More of Gillette’s South Boston land could end up on the market

    More of Gillette’s South Boston land could end up on the market

    Getty Images Other big development news of the week includes Hub on Causeway’s official opening and a milestone for the South End’s Quinn condo project Welcome back to Critical Mass., in which...

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