Monthly Archives: December 2010

Union Wharf penthouse unit unifies Boston’s best

Imagine having the Harbor, the heavens, the Hub and its history all at your doorstep. The spectacular unit PH312 at Union Wharf, 295-353 Commercial Street on Boston’s Waterfront by the North End, gives you all those wonders, and many more wonderful things.
Offered at $1,550,000, this 1,747-square-foot, 2-bedroom, 2-bath penthouse unit blends the richness of contemporary finishes with the ruggedness of the handmade bricks, granite blocks, iron ties and wood posts and beams that built the old shipping warehouse Union Wharf had been before its 1980s condo conversion. This union of …

Clarendon unit combines classic class with contemporary cool

As the latest addition to the Back Bay skyline and cityscape, The Clarendon at 400 Stuart St. is redefining urban living for the 21st century with its chic combo of classic elegance and contemporary ambiance, as its glass-and-steel-accented brick façade and its delicately detailed but sweepingly spacious lobby boldly express.

Designed by master firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects LLP and developed by Related Companies and The Beal Companies, this 33-story tower contains 107 luxury condominium units starting on its 15th floor, which means stunning city views for all units. Among these …

Hotel-style habitation in the Back Bay at Mandarin Oriental unit

Filling a decades-long dead-space in the Back Bay cityscape and skyline upon its opening in October 2008, the Mandarin Oriental, Boston, is bringing Boylston Street back to life with Fifth Avenue finesse, Parisian panache and Hong Kong high life.

In addition to its 136 hotel guestrooms, 12 hotel suites, M Bar & Lounge, fine restaurants such as L’Espalier & Sel de la Terre, and chic boutiques such as Gucci & Frette, this AAA five-diamond hotel offers over-the-top Back Bay luxury living at the Mandarin Oriental Residences at 776 Boylston St.
These 50 …

Go green, go grand in Macallen Building Unit 419

The Macallen Building, 141 Dorchester Ave., South Boston
The 143-unit Macallen Building at 141 Dorchester Ave. in South Boston is Boston’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold-certified residential structure. Thus you can live large without guilt, due to the environmental sustainability that looms large in every corner of your unit.
The 1,722-square-foot, 2-bedroom, 2-bath Unit 419, offered at $899,000, takes care of you and the planet simultaneously:
Its carbonized bamboo flooring saves trees while giving your living spaces an exotic Asian-African air.
Its low-VOC (volatile organic compounds) paint creates a healthier …

Luxury living at Laconia Lofts

Chasing rainbows in search of your dream home? Find your pot o’ gold at Laconia Lofts at 1180-1200 Washington St., a 98-unit South End condominium that elevates loft living to a luxury level.
At loft luxury’s highest level is the 2-bedroom, 2-bath penthouse unit 502, offered at $1.07 million. The ultimate in flexible floor plans is complemented with ceilings as high as 20 feet, floor-to-ceiling windows for the sun and soar of the artist’s “atelier” that inspired the units, and high-end finishes to take the rough-and-tumble out …

Panoramic penthouse combines condo independence with hotel amenities

Residences at the InterContinental, 500 Atlantic Ave., Boston
Living in a hotel is the love of our lives — until checkout time catches up.
Why not check out the Residences at the InterContinental at 500 Atlantic Ave. on Boston’s Waterfront? Here you can live, laugh and love in hotel luxury year-round, complete with the romantic water and city views of your dream vacation spots.

The 3-bedroom, 4.5-bath penthouse unit 21J, offered at $3.4 million, epitomizes this elegance with its sweeping views of Boston Harbor’s sky-blue waters and picturesque horizon. The flexible floor plans …

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