Due to a tie, it's time for a lightning round to decide who advances to the Curbed Boston Cup finals: the North End or Cambridge. Polls open until 10 a.m. today.
The North End has some of the Hub's most beautiful housing (Paul Revere's! The house just a bit younger than Paul Revere's!) and some of its most expensive, too—just last month the fifth priciest condo deal in Boston closed there: $2,020,000 for a condo on Battery Wharf.
Cambridge will see some major development in the coming year. In Kendall Square, M.I.T. plans to add at least 1.1 million square feet of space, including for dozens of new apartments. Nearby, private developers are already building 1.7 million square feet, 220 apartments included. Now, if the Cantabrigians can just agree on basement apartments and curb cuts...
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