The last time the 7,073-square-foot house at 50 Mount Vernon Street in Cambridge's Avon Hill traded, Lou Gorman was the Red Sox's general manager and the Red Line had only recently reached Porter, Davis and Alewife (where it stopped, alas, never to reach Arlington or Lexington). Yes, in 1985, the Colonial Revival dating from before the Civil War sold for an even $100,000—or a mere $218K in today's money, give or take. This go-round the 5-BR, 4.5-BA wants a cool $4,295,000 through Hammond—about $600 a square foot. Stay tuned.
· The Red Line Stops in Arlington and Lexington [Curbed Boston]
· Our Million Dollar Babies archive [Curbed Boston]