Boston has its own storied history of loft living, yet brokers continue to lean on the neighborhoods of New York City, particularly those in downtown Manhattan, when explaining their airiest listings. Case in point: Unit 2B at 717 Atlantic Avenue in the Leather District, which is being marketed as a "beautifully rugged SOHO styled flat" after the artist-colony-turned-celebrity-hive in Gotham. The capacious 1-BR, 1-BA is new to the market and offering a live/work deal due to its deed. There are polished concrete floors and brick ceilings as well as arched windows and exposed lighting. The 1,394-square-foot spread wants $998,000. We'll see.
· A 'NY-Style' Leather District Loft That Will Shatter Your Mind [Curbed Boston]
· We're Down to Boroughs: Boston's 'Manhattan-Style' Loft [Curbed Boston]
· Creatively Expensive: the Evolution of the Boston Loft [Cubed Boston]
· Our Brokerbabble archive [Curbed Boston]