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Taking a Closer Look at the Allston Neighborhood

Taking a Closer Look at the Allston Neighborhood

Named after American painter and poet Washington Allston, the Boston neighborhood of Allston borders the Brighton, Brookline, Cambridge and Fenway/Kenmore neighborhoods. Housing within the neighborhood varies greatly, ranging from brick apartment buildings to wooden triple-deckers. The Lower Allston area consists…

Exploring Boston’s Upcoming Residential Developments

Exploring Boston’s Upcoming Residential Developments

A number of developments are taking place in and around Boston. While some are bringing hundreds of new housing opportunities to the city, others are on a much smaller scale and have a specific focus. Nonetheless, these additional residential opportunities…

Researchers Find That Green Infrastructure Can Save Cities Millions of Dollars

Researchers Find That Green Infrastructure Can Save Cities Millio

A recent report has found that cities can potentially save billions of dollars by promoting the use of certain “smart surfaces” in their urban designs. Entitled “Delivering Urban Resilience,” the report makes a strong case for investing in green technology…

Updates and Legal Issues on Some of Boston’s Developments

Updates and Legal Issues on Some of Boston’s Developments

While some developments are facing legal issues, some are just at the beginning stages of coming together. Here is a look at some of the issues being faced by some of the Boston’s developments. Somerville Millbrook Lofts Apartment Going Condo…

Exploring Housing Prices in Boston’s Neighborhoods

Exploring Housing Prices in Boston’s Neighborhoods

Two of Boston’s largest neighborhoods, Dorchester and South Boston also share a long border. Yet, despite their proximity, South Boston is a far more expensive place to purchase a home than Dorchester. This doesn’t mean that Dorchester is not also…

Developments Springing Up Around Boston’s North Station

Developments Springing Up Around Boston’s North Station

  The area around Boston’s North Station has seen quite a bit of new development recently. As such, here is a look at some of the big developments that have either been recently completed or that are still on their…