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Royal residence in the Back Bay

“Another important aspect of apartment design was that it should achieve parity with the single house in finish and detail as well as in privacy and spaciousness.”
— Douglass Shand-Tucci, Built in Boston
The Hotel Royal at 295-297 Beacon St., built in 1885 in Queen Anne style as Back Bay Beacon Street’s first residential apartment hotel, was no exception. Today, as 29 hardwood-floored luxury condominiums with elevator service, the bay-windowed brick building lives up to the standards of finish, detail, privacy, spaciousness, luminosity and convenience its architect, Samuel D. Kelley, had set …

The Clarendon Back Bay: nearly 60% sold

On Feb. 25, 2011, Related Companies and The Beal Companies announced that their prized Boston development, The Clarendon Back Bay at 400 Stuart St., closed on more than 50% of its unit sales, averaging more than $1,150 per square foot. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, this 33-story Back Bay condominium tower boasts 102 luxury residences exemplifying Related’s Five Star Living® standards. Occupying floors 15-33, the units range from $780,000 to more than $4 million. On floors 31-33 are three 3,500-square-foot, full-floor penthouses with four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, open-plan great …

House-like condo in Cambridge

Unlike most condos, Unit E501 at The Esplanade, 75-83 Cambridge Parkway, will make you feel like you’re at home in a house, not just another brick in the wall.
Offered at $988,000, this 1,410-square-foot, 1-bedroom, 2-bath unit benefits from the stacked modular unit construction technique the building’s architect, Moshe Safdie, had pioneered in Habitat at Expo ’67 in Montreal. This allows many of the 206 units private terraces on the roofs of the units below.

From your terrace you and …

Penthouse paradise in Boston

Folio Boston at 80 Broad Street
Can’t find a condo that doesn’t feel like a condo? Check out this penthouse that feels like a house!
Folio Boston, Boston’s latest in luxury living, boasts a 3,165-square-foot, four-bedroom, 3.5-bath unit right on top of the 14-story structure at 80 Broad Street. For $2,975,000, Unit PH1401/02 will put you on top of the world with not only its breathtaking panoramic views of the city’s waterfront and Financial District, but especially its 1,100-square-foot private wraparound terrace, where you can enjoy cocktails, …

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