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Fines Bonanza on Allston Christmas; Sullivan Courthouse Apts.

EAST CAMBRIDGE—The East Cambridge Planning Team has come out for a plan for the old Sullivan Courthouse that "would remove the top four floors totaling 60 feet in height and build 50 apartments on the lower stories with office space on upper floors. The 400,000-square-foot, 18-story redesign calls for retail space and a plaza with outdoor seating." [Biz Journal]
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ALLSTON/BRIGHTON—If you're surprised by this, you haven't lived here very long: "Boston city inspectors issued more than 2,800 fines for sanitary code violations along with more than 100 abatement orders and 20 fines for housing code infractions during college students' busy move-in period. In addition, the city scheduled condemnation hearings for three properties..." [Boston.com]

Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse

Thorndike Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141