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  • Construction on Boston Children’s Hospital’s pedestrian bridge over Longwood Avenue underway in earnest

    Construction on Boston Children’s Hospital’s pedestrian bridge over Longwood Avenue underway in earnest

    Long-planned span will mean safer, more direct connection between hospital and parking facilities Construction for a long-planned pedestrian bridge over Longwood Avenue for Boston Children’s...

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  • How much for a loft-style two-bedroom in Dorchester’s Lower Mills?

    How much for a loft-style two-bedroom in Dorchester’s Lower Mills?

    Price covers two deeded parking spots What/where: A two-bedroom, two-bathroom in the Baker Chocolate Factory condos in Dorchester’s Lower Mills Square footage: 1,284 The skinny: The price for...

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  • Mission Hill artists condos-slash-studios to replace vacant city-owned lots

    Mission Hill artists condos-slash-studios to replace vacant city-owned lots

    Parcels to give way to two four-story buildings with studio space Capping years of debate, Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals in mid-November okayed plans to fill two vacant city-owned lots in...

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  • Brighton Victorian with an indoor pool on the market for $1.3M

    Brighton Victorian with an indoor pool on the market for $1.3M

    Massive house also includes potential for six bedrooms The 12-room, 3,500-squre-foot Victorian at 73 Bigelow Street in Brighton has a lot to recommend it. Not least is that sheer size, which...

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  • Logan Airport among best big airports in the nation: Report

    Logan Airport among best big airports in the nation: Report

    Wall Street Journal analysis measured things such as convenience and airline reliability Logan Airport is among the 10 best large airports in the United States, according to a recent Wall Street...

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  • Roxbury open house tour: 6 options for under $500,000

    Roxbury open house tour: 6 options for under $500,000

    Remember, it’s free to look Bounded by the South End, Dorchester, and Mission Hill, Roxbury is one of the more affordable options in Boston. This week, in fact, we explore options that range from...

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  • The Langham, Boston to close for months for major overhaul

    The Langham, Boston to close for months for major overhaul

    Boutique hotel expected to reemerge in 2020 with a design highlighting its history The Langham, Boston at 250 Franklin Street in downtown Boston is closing March 31 for an extensive renovation...

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  • Big reveal: A newly built two-bedroom in Roxbury

    Big reveal: A newly built two-bedroom in Roxbury

    A lot of readers nailed this one Address: 2491 Washington Street, #3A Rent: $2,700 The skinny: Some 28 percent of Curbed Boston readers nailed the correct asking for this two-bedroom, two-bathroom...

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  • What’d you think of Amazon skipping Boston in its HQ2 decision?

    What’d you think of Amazon skipping Boston in its HQ2 decision?

    Sound off The big news of the week, at least locally, was that e-commerce Goliath Amazon officially passed over Boston—and several other would-be locations—in choosing the sites of its second...

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  • 21 things to do in Western Massachusetts

    21 things to do in Western Massachusetts

    Everything from Norman Rockwell to a staple of the Gilded Age It might be impossible to overstate the amount of cool stuff to do in Massachusetts’s western half. This list runs down just such...

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  • Hub on Causeway to add concert venue next to TD Garden

    Hub on Causeway to add concert venue next to TD Garden

    ‘Big Night Live’ expected to hold up to 2,000 people A pair of major concert operators is planning to open a 2,000-person performance venue in the fall of 2019 next to TD Garden. The...

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  • Western Massachusetts: The 12 best places to stay

    Western Massachusetts: The 12 best places to stay

    From Gilded Age mansions to country inns, 12 fantastic options for your next trip It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the abundance of places to stay when you’re ready to explore the natural beauty and...

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  • East Boston residential building will replace salvage yard along Border Street

    East Boston residential building will replace salvage yard along Border Street

    Five-story building would have 18 units with eight parking spaces A developer has won Zoning Board of Appeals approval to replace a salvage yard at 277 Border Street in busy, busy East Boston with...

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  • Stately West Cambridge colonial revival with 15 rooms and eight fireplaces on sale for $5.5M

    Stately West Cambridge colonial revival with 15 rooms and eight fireplaces on sale for $5.5M

    House near Brattle Street comes with a finished basement The 15-room, 6,593-square-foot colonial revival at 26 Elmwood Avenue just off West Cambridge’s Brattle Street dates from 1899. Inside,...

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  • Boston’s Citgo sign inches toward controversial landmark status

    Boston’s Citgo sign inches toward controversial landmark status

    It’s up to Mayor Marty Walsh and the City Council now The Boston Landmarks Commission has voted to approve landmark status for Kenmore Square’s Citgo sign, moving the beacon that much closer...

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  • What $750,000 buys around Boston right now

    What $750,000 buys around Boston right now

    Including in West Roxbury, the North End, downtown, and Jamaica Plain Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or...

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  • Suffolk Downs developer: Big first phase poised to start near Beachmont T stop

    Suffolk Downs developer: Big first phase poised to start near Beachmont T stop

    Amazon HQ2 brouhaha apparently speeded up planning for Revere project Developer HYM Investment Group plans to move ahead with the first phase of the redevelopment of the old Suffolk Downs...

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  • Are Boston-to-New York seaplanes imminent?

    Are Boston-to-New York seaplanes imminent?

    Roundtrips via two companies from Boston Harbor to the East River could start as soon as summer 2019 Two companies, Cape Air and Tailwind Air, are close to securing the necessary Federal Aviation...

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  • Condo with ‘the biggest roof deck in the North End’ drops for $539,000

    Condo with ‘the biggest roof deck in the North End’ drops for $539,000

    Hanover Street spread includes one bedroom The listing for Unit 12 at 464 Hanover Street bills the condo as having “the biggest roof deck in the North End.” That might be. It is quite expansive...

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  • Amazon’s second headquarters is not coming to Boston and that’s okay

    Amazon’s second headquarters is not coming to Boston and that’s okay

    E-commerce giant is instead splitting its HQ between Queens and Northern Virginia—and that’s probably for the best Amazon’s second headquarters is not coming to Boston. Instead, the e-commerce...

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